Even as Reuters and Associated Press are quick to report Hamas' questionable claims of Israeli truce violations, they turn a blind eye to Israeli complaints of Hamas' violation: the terror organization has separated families and released a child without her mother.
“No one has correct numbers, that’s not possible anymore,” Health Ministry official Mehdat Abbas told AP. “Who can count the bodies and release the death toll in a press conference?” And yet it's business as usual at Reuters, which keeps on reporting mysterious casualty statistics attributed to "authorities in Gaza" and "health officials."
The wire service is pushing a story whose headline and lede suggest, without a hint of proof, that Israel planted evidence of weapons and tunnels at the Shifa hospital. “Doctor says Israeli forces 'found nothing,'" the headline in part reads.
The Reuters news agency, which banks and brokers the world over rely on for accurate news for their investment decisions, acts like an obedient stenographer taking a memo from the terrorist group Hamas in its reporting on the Gaza conflict.
As Hamas reportedly imposes roadblocks and confiscates ID cards and car keys from Palestinians hoping to flee in face of Israel's impending ground operation, an old story once again unfolds. Will the media tell it?
Reuters on Sunday takes only partial steps to amend its flawed coverage of Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip following Hamas' mass, ISIS-like atrocities against hundreds of Israeli civilians in their communities.
Reuters commendably corrects after overstating the number of Palestinians living in refugee camps in Lebanon and clarifies that the victims of a Palestinian attack were Israeli.
Reuters' Henriette Chacar claims that Israeli Arabs "largely" self-identify as Palestinian. Poll after poll demonstrate that the opposite is true, with only a small minority primarily identifying as Palestinian.
As Jewish mourning for the destroyed Temples endures, so too does media misreporting distancing the Jewish people from their most sacred site.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Reuters article which misidentified Rep. Rashida Tlaib as "the first Palestinian-American House member."