The New York Times twice relayed misinformation by Palestinian leaders about the meaning of last-minute edits to President Truman's letter recognizing Israel. The second time it did so, it left readers in the dark.
The International Herald Tribune, published by the New York Times, has taken a page from the Times' book of journalistic wrongdoing. The Times earlier distorted the Bush Administration's decision to not pressure Sharon about West Bank settlements, and now the Tribune falsely claims that the Bush-Sharon meeting yesterday was "intended to press Sharon to move . . . on the West Bank."