The new Israeli government plans fundamental legal reforms to fix perceived vast overreach by the Supreme Court and the legal system. Critics charge the reforms foreshadow the demise of democracy. But would the reforms actually move Israel closer to the system in other parliamentary democracies?
CAMERA prompts corrections after The Los Angeles Times erroneously reported that Netanyahu's new far-right partners have "threatened to criminalize homosexuality and ban non-Orthodox Jews from Israeli citizenship." Proposed changes regarding both homosexuals and non-Orthodox Jews are significant and in no way should not be taken lightly. But neither should they be misreported.
The Los Angeles Times outflanks CNN as the mainstream Western media which has adopted the most fantastical, most journalistically-challenged conclusion about the unsolved fatal shooting of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
From student editor responsible for publication of a notorious cartoon dripping in antisemitic motifs to Los Angeles Times tech writer practicing unethical journalism in service of the anti-Israel BDS (boycott, divest, sanctions) movement, it was a short road for Suhauna Hussain.
In the eyes of The Los Angeles Times, Israeli plans to advance plans to build Jewish homes in Jerusalem are an "obstacle to peace" of the first order, demanding a page-one, 1,000 word story. The actual murder of an Israeli citizen and the arrest of dozens of terrorists with plans and means to inflict mass casualties is not a story at all.
CAMERA calls on senior executives of The Los Angeles Times to forthrightly repudiate the Open Letter signed by 500 media practitioners, including nine Times journalists, who advocate for partisan coverage of Israel and the Palestinians in total contravention of ethical journalism.