Tamar Sternthal

AFP Whitewashes Terrorist Convicted in Henkins’ Murder

A series of Agence France-Presse photo captions erase the crimes of Bassam al-Sayeh, convicted for his role in the 2015 murders of Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin. The captions, released in the wake of al-Sayeh's death, also ignore that he died from cancer, falsely implying that prison conditions were at fault.

Yasmin Khan on PBS Newshour: Recipe For Falsehoods

PBS depicts Yasmin Khan as committed to building connections, concealing the cookbook writer's past activity promoting an anti-Israel boycott meant to divide, not unite. Other falsehoods in the promotional interview include a question about a dish that Palestinians have eaten for "thousands of years."

Temple Mount “Worshippers,” Palestinian and Jewish

When is a "worshipper" not a worshipper? Reuters and AP captions misidentify Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount, forbidden from prayers and rituals, as "worshippers." The agencies also mischaracterize Muslims engaged in violence against police as "worshippers."

The West Bank’s Unreported Forbidden Roads

Reuters asserts that Israeli settlers can drive through the West Bank "without major restriction," completely omitting the fact that Israelis are prohibited from entering parts of the West Bank under complete Palestinian control (Area A).

CSM Missed Series of Earlier Israeli Visits to the Gulf

"Arabs and Israelis met together publicly in the Gulf for the first time," reporter Taylor Luck reported, missing a series of public high-level visits and meetings with took place over the last three decades.

At Los Angeles Times, Sliding Scale for Israeli, Palestinian Extremists

The Los Angeles Times' Noga Tarnopolsky applies a sliding scale when it comes to Israeli and Palestinians extremists and hard-liners. Her unsubstantiated claim that "some of the most far-right Jewish settlers that Israel has to offer" attended the U.S. Embassy's Independence Day celebration in Jerusalem is a case in point.

Forbes Fibs on Netanyahu’s Alleged Warmongering

Jim Krane, of Rice University's Baker Institute, alleged in Forbes that "the Israeli president has been braying for America to attack Iran, just as he urged Congress to do in Iraq," and tenaciously clung to the unfounded falsehood when challenged about its veracity.