Matti Friedman

      CAMERA Op-Ed: The Washington Post Conflates Hamas With a ‘Free Press’

      A recent Washington Post column absurdly compared a targeted Israeli strike against an alleged Hamas operational center to an attack on the free press. But as CAMERA highlighted in JNS, there is no such thing as a free press in an area ruled by an autocratic terrorist group. Further, there is considerable evidence to suggest that Hamas did operate out of the building in question.

      Associated Press Lays Down Smokescreen

      Paul Colford from the Associated Press has responded to Matti Friedman's criticism of its coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict, accusing Friedman of offering half-truths and distortions. Colford's response indicates that the AP is not serious about engaging in journalistic self-reflection.

      UPDATED: Clouds of Questions Around Bilin Death

      There are many inconsistencies in the accounts of those who say they were on the scene at Bilin with Abu Rahma, as questions continue to swirl around the circumstances of her death.