Jodi Rudoren

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.

‘Hitler Sometimes Takes a Nap’ and Other New York Times Insights

The New York Times whitewash of Hitler in a 1939 magazine article has to be read to be believed, with its emphasis on how "Hitler sometimes takes a nap" and "Hitler can be a good listener." Still today, puff pieces about violent anti-Jewish extremists, albeit subtler ones, continue to be published.

After Israeli Video Mocks Journalists, Reporters Prove its Premise

Journalists should understand that the production of a satire video by the Israeli government in no way vindicates their own reporting. They shouldn’t insult readers’ intelligence by suggesting otherwise. And they should take a deep breath before reacting, because they might just prove the very point the video tried to make.

Jodi Rudoren Skews the Story Against Israel Again

With too few exceptions, the New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief follows a pattern of tendentious, shoddy reporting focused on faulting Israel, its leaders, society and policies for the ills of the region.

New York Times News Pages Go Into Editorializing Overdrive

Today in inappropriate editorializing: News reporter Diaa Hadid purports to knows what Benjamin Netanyahu thinks (deception!) and what Mahmoud Abbas thinks (negotiations!), while Jodi Rudoren turns partisan opinions into New York Times fact.

The Death of Adele Biton and The New York Times’ Justification of Lopsided Reporting

On Feb. 17, 4-year-old Adele Biton died as a result of complications of pneumonia. Two years earlier she was critically injured in a Palestinian stone-throwing attack and had never fully recovered. But when NYT correspondent Jodi Rudoren wrote a nearly 2000-word front page feature on Palestinian stone-throwers, she found no room to mention the attack that maimed the toddler. In an interview following Adele's death, Rudoren defends her lopsided reporting.