Intimidation of Journalists

      CAMERA Op-Ed: Terrorist Groups Intimidate Journalists to Influence Coverage

      Terrorist groups and autocrats routinely use intimidation to influence press coverage to their advantage. As CAMERA noted in a recent Washington Examiner op-ed, the Taliban, for example, has a long history of threatening journalists. And, as a recent assault by Fatah against two Washington Post reporters illustrates, the practice extends from Kabul to Ramallah and beyond.

      CAMERA Op-Ed: The Media Isn’t Telling the Truth About the Houthis

      Press and policymakers might obfuscate on the matter, but the facts are clear: the Houthis are a terrorist group. The Yemen-based organization receives arms and support from the world's foremost state sponsor of terrorism, Iran, and there is nothing ambiguous about their motto: "Death to America, Death to Israel, Curse the Jews and Victory to Islam."

      ‘The Most Shameful Regimes’

      For the last decade, organizations representing Israeli journalists have been banished from the International Federation of Journalists, the world's largest organization of media professionals, ostensibly due to the "non-payment of fees." For years, IFJ's has been overtly hostile to Israel while coddling the Palestinian government and union, which advanced a boycott of Israeli journalists.

      In the Palestinian Authority, Journalism in the Service of the Revolution

      Freedom of the press and freedom of expression exist only superficially in the Palestinian Authority, where the government has adopted the principle of "journalism in the service of the revolution," observes veteran Israeli journalist Yoni Ben-Menachem, targeted for reporting stories unfavorable to Palestinian officials.

      Forbes Fibs on Netanyahu’s Alleged Warmongering

      Jim Krane, of Rice University's Baker Institute, alleged in Forbes that "the Israeli president has been braying for America to attack Iran, just as he urged Congress to do in Iraq," and tenaciously clung to the unfounded falsehood when challenged about its veracity.