Numerous AFP captions whitewash Marwan Barghouti as a "veteran fighter" who spent nearly two decades is Israeli prison and who is dubbed by some as a "Palestinian Mandela." The captions make no mention of his multiple convictions for murder, along with other terror crimes.
The Marwan Barghouti Op-Ed fiasco underscores that while The Times says it holds governments accountable, it exempts the Palestinians. And while it claims to check and uncover facts, it gives a pass to "the facts" offered up by convicted terrorists.
Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Authority media incite Temple Mount violence. News coverage misses old and deadly pattern.
Jimmy Carter noticeably toned down his rhetoric in his most recent book; but the text – an obvious attempt to sanitize Hamas’ hostility and violence – is still filled with errors of fact and marred by egregious omissions.
Reporting on Hamas threats to take revenge against Israelis and Jews around the world, the New Yok Times continues to whitewash Palestinian Authority incitement - Serge Schmemann writes "So far, Mr. Arafat and his officials have avoided either blaming or exonerating Israel in the slaying, saying the investigation is continuing."