AFP defends its photo caption which claimed a Palestinian was injured after an Israeli soldier ran him over with a trailer. Yet, the AFP statement and the caption contradict each other.
The IHT runs an AFP photograph of a Palestinian worker allegedly injured after an Israeli soldier ran a trailer over his legs. At best, there is zero independent confirmation that he was injured. At worst, the photo is staged.
AFP ignores Palestinian rocket attacks launched Monday, falsely claiming that until Israel killed Islamic Jihad fighter Ismail al-Ismar Wednesday night, Palestinian groups respected the truce.
An AFP article today about Geoffrey Palmer's U.N. report on the 2010 flotilla highlights aspects of the document critical of Israel, but ignores parts that uphold Israel's position. When "man bites dog" is just not a story.
In the wake of a heinous terrorist attack in Itamar, a disturbing number of media reports focused on Israeli “settlements” as the primary problem afflicting the region. Neglected were the historical parallels to grisly Arab terrorist attacks resulting from anti-Jewish incitement – all in the absence of settlements.
It was a victory for Guardian and al Jazeera spin when some ostensibly objective media organizations were swayed by the advocacy journalism associated with the publication of the so-called "Palestine Papers."
There are many inconsistencies in the accounts of those who say they were on the scene at Bilin with Abu Rahma, as questions continue to swirl around the circumstances of her death.
According to a recent poll, Arabs and Jews have mutual misgivings about the idea of living next door to one another. News coverage of this poll, however, hides half of this picture.
When Islamist terrorists murdered more than 50 Christians at a Church in Baghdad on Oct. 31, they overwhelmed the capacity of Western intellectuals to sweep Islamist violence under the rug.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's vitriolic remarks Saturday garnered major media attention. In contrast, when PA Chairman Abbas and Prime Minister Fayyad recently honored a mastermind of the Munich Massacre, the keyboards were silent.