David Halbfinger

Times Reporter David Halbfinger

New York Times’ Halbfinger Doubles Down on Bias

New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief David Halbfinger authored two interviews in five days that underscore the newspaper’s continuing anti-Israel bias and shoddy attention to accuracy, context and clarity.

NY Times Misrepresents Pew Poll on “Expulsion”

Not for the first time this year, the New York Times misrepresents Pew polling of Israelis. The author, David Halbfinger, and Times editors are aware of the straightforward factual error, but have not corrected.
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New York Times Conceals Inconvenient Facts in Coverage of UN Gaza Report

In covering the UN Human Rights Council's Gaza report, the New York Times misleads readers about Palestinian demands for a “right of return,” ignores widespread international criticism of the UNHRC’s anti-Israel bias, and conceals accounts of gunfire and explosives used by rioters.

A New York Times Year in Review

An article published in the March 2019 edition of Commentary compares the New York Times' promises and performance in 2018, and finds striking patterns of bias.

New York Times Ends Year with Epic Smear

In a 4700-word story about a Palestinian medic killed in Gaza border violence, there is no mention of the thousand Hamas rockets fired into Israel in 2018 and Israeli families sleeping in shelters. There is no mention of Hamas chieftains leading chants of "Death to Israel."