When Helen Thomas told Jews to “get the hell out of Palestine,” she sullied the legacy of a man who was at the center of the struggle to stop the murder of Jews in Europe in the 1940s.
Radical Europeans, far-left Americans and pro-Hamas Islamists may have little else in common, but they've come together for a week of agitprop called the "Freedom Flotilla" aimed at pressuring Israel to relax its naval embargo on Gaza. The question is will journalists report who the players really are and what they're up to?
It seems Washington-based reporter Natasha Mozgovaya wanted fireworks, so she manufactured some, charging the Harvard professor with an "attack" and "verbal onslaught" against a J Street representative.
What the New York Times chooses to cover in the Arab-Israeli conflict – and what it excludes – is a story in itself. Why won’t the New York Times report on the anti-Israel funders behind the Goldstone Report?
The New York Times' Jerusalem Bureau Chief cites — without evidence — Israeli bigotry as a cause of negative views of Barack Obama in a March 8 TV interview.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour reveals a hostile view of Israel, injecting gratuitious, false claims about it into an argument between two guests discussing an unrelated subject.
A journal of engineering science runs a politically tinged cover story on Gaza's power plant.
Scandanavia's largest newspaper printed libels in August charging Israel plunders and trafficks organs from Palestinians — though editor Jan Helin admits they have no evidence for the story. Nevertheless, none of the many factual errors and inventions have been corrected. Instead, the Aftonbladet lies have spread unchecked to Middle East media and Web sites in ugly permutations.
In contrast to many papers, The New York Times signaled disregard for a major address by Israel's Prime Minister, burying it at the end of a story by Neil MacFarquhar.