By pretending that all criticism of Newseum hinges on the idea that Hamas members were legitimate targets, Raphael Magarik avoid seriously dealing with Newseum's decision to consider employees of a violent, hate-peddling terrorist organization honorable "journalists."
Journalists, academics and the public look to human rights groups for guidance in assigning responsibility for the violence and misery inflicted on civilians in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But objective information is not what they get.
Adam Shatz cheerleads for Hamas in his recent piece in The London Review of Books. Israel is blamed for the November flare up and Hamas is adjudged the victor.
The Christian Science Monitor published a toxic Op-Ed which argues that Israel, unique among nations apparently, has no right to defend its citizens from deadly terrorist attacks.
In a Washington Post op-ed, Israel's ambassador to the United States writes, “Hamas knows that it cannot destroy us militarily but believes that it might do so through the media."
Following Hamas' use of long-range missiles to target Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, National Geographic editors chose to run a partisan article glorifying Palestinian smugglers while ignoring their malignant role in Iran/Hamas' war against Israel.
One day after a BBC reporter grossly exaggerated the proportion of Palestinian civilians killed, another provides false information defend war crimes by terrorists.
The Israeli Defense Forces "Pillar of Defense" Operation., was launched with the targeting of Ahmed Jabari, the leader of Hamas' terrorist wing. Many media outlets, however, forget the sequence of events that led to this operation. CAMERA provides a timeline of events. We will continue to update this timeline.
The New York Times indicts the morality of Israeli society on page one, above the fold. Isabel Kershner writes that "the poisoned political environment around the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has affected the moral compass of youths growing up within it."
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro’s interview with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad typifies all that is wrong with NPR coverage on Israel: it is shallow, one-sided, and focuses on narratives in which only Israel can be blamed.