Ken Ellingwood

      The Columbus Dispatch Mutilates an LA Times Jerusalem Feature

      In an abridged version of a Los Angeles Times feature on Jerusalem, Columbus Dispatch editors expunged humanizing details about Israel, preserved those about Arabs, and deleted references to Arab responsibility for the city's de facto divisions.

      Media Downplay Hamas Responsibility for Terror

      In covering the recent charges against the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, several media outlets downplayed the relationship between Hamas and terrorism, saying only that it is "blamed for" or "accused of" attacks against Israel. This language is misleading in light of the fact that Hamas itself regularly takes credit for attacks.

      Journalists Fall Prey to Palestinian Booby-Traps

      In the labyrinth of concrete homes and competing claims that mark Israel's operation in Gaza, the Los Angeles Times' Ken Ellingwood loses his way, straying from the Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics in reporting a Palestinian claim as fact. He is joined in this by the Guardian's Chris McGreal on NPR.