NPR downgrades the fact that the Jewish Temples were located on the Temple Mount from archeological history to Jewish tradition, and fails to challenge the false claim that Jordan is custodian of Jerusalem's Christian holy sites.
The Western media has increasingly abetted Palestinian propaganda efforts to erase the Jewish claim to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. Far too many journalists today accept the historic revisionism and political falsehoods put out by Palestinian activists and leaders and promote it with their own jargon and linguistic tricks.
Last year, Ramadan anti-Israel incitement and violence — in the guise of a Jihad for Jerusalem — saw many in the mainstream media ignore the historic patterns of provocation by the Palestinian leadership and instead echo their pretexts blaming Israel. Media reporting this year follows the same pattern.
By rewriting history and erasing inconvenient events, NPR tells a tall tale of Palestinian leaders behaving responsibly after September 11, and of Israel being responsible for Palestinian suicide bombing attacks on Israeli civilians