Tamar Sternthal

ISIS Flag in Jenin Induces AFP, AP Amnesia

From Iraq to Kashmir, Syria to Sri Lanka, and Lebanon to Afghanistan, AFP and AP have proven to be very well acquainted with the Islamic State flag. When an IS flag emerged last week at a Palestinian funeral in Jenin, why did the photo services suddenly seem to suffer a bout of amnesia?

Media Bury Terror Ties of Palestinian Fatalities

Flags cover the bodies of Palestinian fatalities, plainly confirming the deceased's terror organization membership. Despite the highly visible insignias, major Western news agencies cover up the Palestinian casualty's terror affiliations.

The Palestinians Have No Nationalists

Like a sea of flapping flags proudly signaling national fervor, an abundance of articles and captions colorfully broadcast journalists' unabashed double standard when it comes to reporting on Palestinian versus Israeli nationalists.

Who Was Assassinated Revolutionary Guard Figure Sayyad Khodai?

According to Iran, Sayyad Khodai was the heroic champion of Shiite sites threatened by Al Qaeda terrorists. According to Israeli press reports, Khodai was the mastermind behind plots to assassinate Israeli civilians. International media report the former and ignore the latter.

CJR Slides Towards Journalism In the Service of the Revolution

Why is Columbia Journalism Review, the flagship publication of Columbia University’s prestigious Graduate School of Journalism, advancing the collapse of ethical journalism in favor of what Arab journalists working under repressive regimes call "journalism in the service of the revolution?"

NY Times Goes Down the BDS Rabbit Hole In Style

Quiz time! Can you distinguish BDS from its parody? The stances of the factually and morally bankrupt BDS are virtually indistinguishable from satire. The New York Times gets lost in BDS' smoke and mirrors.