Edmund Sanders

Gaza Photo Controversy: Corrections and Lessons

Four months after Gaza-Israel fighting, media again backtrack on reports which had unequivocally blamed Israel for the death of a Palestinian child. The AP and Washington Post issue corrections on Omar Masharawi. The LA Times does not.

CAMERA Prompts LA Times Correction on Israeli Textbook

CAMERA staff prompt a Los Angeles Times correction today in an article which falsely attributed a positive example of depiction of the other to a Palestinian textbook when it in fact appears in an Israeli textbook.

The Los Angeles Times and Temple Mount Provocations

Edmund Sanders article today in the Los Angeles Times about a purported increase in attempts by Jewish worshipers to pray on the Temple Mount unnecessarily exacerbates tensions by publishing false Palestinian accusations as fact.

The LA Times and the Grinch Who Stole Bethlehem Tourism

A record number of tourists visited Bethlehem this holiday season, and the hotels are fully booked, but the Los Angeles Times still finds fault with Israel. The reason: Israeli tour operators don't promote Palestinian tourism.

UPDATED: LA Times Gets Its Facts Wrong on Lifta

In addition to misreporting the "Nakba Law," which only applies to government-funded bodies, and does not involve any fine, the Los Angeles Times' Edmund Sanders is wrong about Israeli government buildings and the Hebrew University sitting on Lifta land.

A Historical Perspective on the Itamar Killings

In the wake of a heinous terrorist attack in Itamar, a disturbing number of media reports focused on Israeli “settlements” as the primary problem afflicting the region.  Neglected were the historical parallels to grisly Arab terrorist attacks resulting from anti-Jewish incitement – all in the absence of settlements.