CAMERA provides a backgrounder on the history of and conflict over that city.
Once again, the dishonest battle cry to "defend" the Al Aqsa mosque from Jewish plans of takeover, is being cynically used as a clarion call for violent jihad. It is the latest salvo in a war against Judaism's legacy in Jerusalem. CAMERA provides background on the battle over the Temple Mount, which is based on Muslim claims of supremacy and fought on multiple political and violent battlefronts.
One of the main obstacles to previous peace-making efforts in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been the issue of dividing Jerusalem. There is no doubt that these competing demands and claims will be difficult to reconcile. It is made all the more difficult by a media that errs or misleads on the topic. This backgrounder addresses common media misrepresentations regarding Jerusalem.
The article does not ignore Jewish claims to the Temple Mount, but it subtly denies their credence while privileging Muslim theology.
A Christian Science Monitor feature about a centuries-old east Jerusalem soup kitchen mixes heart-warming accounts of generosity and a dose of savory food descriptions with a dash of misinformation about Israeli benefits for Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem.
As Jewish mourning for the destroyed Temples endures, so too does media misreporting distancing the Jewish people from their most sacred site.
AP claims that the Sub Laban family lived "for seven decades" in their rental home, completely ignoring the Jerusalem court's key finding that the family was absent for three decades, thereby losing the protected tenant status.
With the advent of couch journalism, we may yet look back longingly at parachute journalism. Adam Schrader's remote reporting on Israel stands out for its abundance of factual errors and partisanship, starting with the astounding claim that Israeli leaders raided the Al Aqsa Mosque.
Rather than correct an Arabic article which falsely depicted the undisputed archeological fact of the Jewish temple's presence on the Temple Mount as nothing more than a Jewish belief, AFP erased all mention of Judaism's connection to the site.
The return of Jerusalem correspondent Laila Odeh to work after a brief suspension for her media posts glorifying terrorists sends a message to her France24 Arabic colleagues: it's time to return to the regularly scheduled program of anti-Israel content.
Ayman Mohyeldin’s own history makes it clear that the last person who should be lecturing anyone about not telling the whole story is Mohyeldin himself.
For a network that proclaims it is the “most trusted name in news,” CNN sure can’t seem to get the story right. Its coverage of the security situation in Israel over the last few days is a stark example.
Digging down on the false claim that Jordan is custodian of Jerusalem's Christian holy sites. Reuters ignores that the Hashemites renounced its limited custodial status (which had only ever held for Greek Orthodox sites) in the 1980s.