Isabel Kershner

At the NYT, Seeing Israel Through a Jaundiced Eye

NYT journalists employ a singular set of criteria to assess racism in Israeli society versus others, similar to the double standard they use to condemn Israel for the sort of laws democratic countries routinely use to govern entry by foreigners into their borders.

Israel, Terror, and the New York Times

NYTThe New York Times is willing to label as terrorism attacks against civilians in France and other countries. But when the attacks are against Israelis, terrorism is not terrorism.

New York Times, Palestinian Assailants and Suspect Journalism

Most Palestinians killed in recent months wounded or killed others, or died trying to do so. So why does The New York Times ignore the successful assailants, and characterize the majority of fatalities as having "attempted" attacks or as being "suspected" of trying?

NYT Veers From Downplaying Palestinian Terrorism — But Only Online

Amidst mounting Palestinian terrorism against Israeli civilians, Times correspondent Isabel Kershner presents a thoughtful, first-hand account by an Israeli survivor of a Palestinian terror attack. This regrettably rare insight was excluded from the newspaper's print edition.

What The New York Times Won’t Show Readers

CAMERA's 2011 study, Indicting Israel: New York Times Coverage of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, devoted an entire chapter to "Violence Double Standards" demonstrating how Palestinan terrorism and violence against Israelis is reported through a lens of Palestinian victimhood. Recent coverage of violence in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict demonstrates the same pattern of distortions.

A Convict’s Tall Tale is All That’s Fit to Print

Feb. 12 update: The newspaper has published a correction.

After a Palestinian was charged and convicted of transferring funds to Hamas, he and his supporters insisted he was arrested for drawing anti-Israel cartoons. The New York Times apparently prefers that version, and didn't bother pointing out that even the cartoonist's lawyer has been open about the actual charges.

New York Times Suppresses Kerry Condemnation of Palestinian Incitement

Secretary of State John Kerry said Palestinian incitement was directly responsible for yesterday's brutal murder of Jews praying in a Jerusalem synagogue. His comments were initially reported but later scrubbed by a newspaper historically adverse to covering Palestinian incitement.