The wire service is pushing a story whose headline and lede suggest, without a hint of proof, that Israel planted evidence of weapons and tunnels at the Shifa hospital. “Doctor says Israeli forces 'found nothing,'" the headline in part reads.
After issuing a mea culpa about its botched coverage of the Ahli hospital, New York Times coverage has only gotten worse. They continue to push incendiary allegations, while diluting and concealing Israeli denials.
New York Times social media guidelines state that “If our journalists are perceived as biased or if they engage in editorializing on social media, that can undercut the credibility of the entire newsroom.” It can. And it does. It can. And it does.
11/27 Update: Prompted by CAMERA's critique, PolitiFact and Poynter reviewed, archived and replaced a story that had misled readers on several counts and suggested there was no merit to the charge that Hamas decapitated Israeli babies.
Virulent anti-Israel activists have been tearing down posters of kidnapped Israelis. The New York Times wants us to wonder if maybe those putting up the posters that are the real problem.
The PFLP claimed him. His goodbye note named the PFLP. He was buried in PFLP attire. Carried by PFLP members. His mother wore a PFLP headscarf. But the New York Times insisted he had no affiliation.
Unable to criticize Israel for killing Palestinian civilians, Tareq Baconi is left criticizing it for wanting to stop the murder of Israeli civilians.
If whole-reporting seeks to fully and fairly cover the world, half-reporting covers — and covers-up. This time, New York Times half-reporting concealed Palestinian support for the repression of Uyghurs.
While in college, Raja Abdulrahim brashly defended Hamas and Hezbollah. While working for the New York Times, she defends Hamas and Islamic Jihad with a touch more subtlety.
An Amnesty International USA board member and director at a U.S.-funded NGO shares social media content that dignifies the murder of Jewish civilians, praises Palestinian war crimes, lies about the laws of war, and argues Israel will be expelled from the Middle East because there isn't enough room for the Jewish-Israeli people.