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Time Forgets “Return March” Is About “Return”


Although Time asserts that the Gaza demonstrations and clashes are about a blockade, Hamas leaders and other march organizers have repeatedly emphasized that the "March of Return" is about the Palestinian demand for a "right of return." (Updated)

New York Times Errs on Cause of Gaza Water and Medicine Shortages

The New York Times claimed that the Gaza Strip "has been racked by shortages of medicine and water after years of a blockade by Israel and Egypt." In fact, the West Bank-based Palestinian government is responsible for a scarcity in medicine, and overpumping from Gaza's aquifer has degraded the territory's water supply.

Breaking the Media Silence on Mahmoud Abbas

Not long after they ignored anti-Semitic rhetoric by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the media got a second chance. Another speech, with more outlandish vitriol, followed. Did they seize the opportunity?

NY Times Mischaracterizes Conversations Between Egyptian Intelligence and Media

The New York Times was wrong to claim an Egyptian intelligence officer urged the media not to condemn U.S. recognition of Israel's capital. It was wrong to suddenly change its characterization of Ramallah from a lively city to a dreary town. And it was wrong to ignore anti-Semitism by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.

New York Times Advocates in Report on UN Jerusalem Vote

The outcome of the General Assembly vote about Jerusalem was predictable, if not surprisingly lacking the number of supporters pro-Palestinian votes tend to attract. But to the New York Times, it was astounding.