Media outlets largely ignored last night's infiltration of armed Palestinians from Gaza into southern Israel as world leaders are set to convene at Jerusalem's World Holocaust Forum. Reuters falsely reported an "attempt[ed]" infiltration, when in fact the assailants were hundreds of meters inside Israeli territory.
AP consistently reports that Palestinian refugees "fled or were driven out" in 1948, but covers up the mass expulsion of Egypt's Jews in the 1950s.
The New York Times' year-end review highlighting amusing and inconsequential corrections obscures the paper’s devastating ethical failure -- the whitewashing, mainstreaming and peddling of the world’s oldest hatred: antisemitism.
The Los Angeles Times whitewashes a brutal October 2015 terror attack, describing a Palestinian teen "who chased people with a large, ornamental knife with the intention of scaring them." The paper fails to mention that two Israeli civilians, including a 13-year-old boy, were severely wounded in the attack, and that the "ornamental knife" had a 15-inch blade.
New York Times editors give the prestigious designation of "Times Pick" to a bigoted comment calling for the exclusion of Zionist symbols from today's march against antisemitism and affirming pluralism and tolerance. The message to the majority of American Jews whose Zionism is important to their Jewish identity: You are not welcome.
An AFP photographer captured images of Fatah supporters in Bethlehem carrying a huge sign glorifying Dallal al-Mughrabi, but the news agency's captions whitewash the arch-terrorist who slaughtered dozens of unarmed men, women and children in the bloodiest terror attack against Israeli civilians.
Journalists give a huge platform to Banksy's tiny "Scar of Bethlehem" installation depicting the nativity scene in front of Israel's security barrier topped with a bullet hole, an anti-Israel motif evoking antisemitic charges of deicide.
Haaretz erases the United Nations' distinction between the unique mandate for Palestinian refugees, which includes their descendants for perpetuity, versus refugees from the rest of the world, who don't pass on their refugee status, and falsely reports that 5.5 million Palestinians "fled their native lands."
Times' Benjamin Mueller cites a brand-new, marginal, fringe group while completely ignoring the large, influential, mainstream organizations in order to bolster the baseless fantasy that "fierce debate"rages in Britain's Jewish community about Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis' rebuke of Corbyn.
Harking back to 2015, when mainstream media outlets routinely published headlines falsely casting Palestinian perpetrators as victims, two leading wire services once again offer up headlines turning a reported Palestinian assailant into the victim.