The newspaper relays that a Palestinian boy was playing soccer when he was injured by an Israeli tank shell, leaving readers to believe the Israelis targeted sport-playing children — but the omitted details show otherwise.
Despite its victory in Palestinian parliamentary elections, Hamas remains the same old organization committed to Israel's destruction. News consumers might be forgiven, however, for thinking the group has reformed, because much of the American media appears eager to minimize threats to Israel and to blame the Jewish state for all lack of progress in Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy.
After a news report in the Philadelphia Inquirer wrongly claimed that Gaza has been surrounded by a fence since 1967 and the New London Day published an op-ed falsely charging Israeli troops with killing Palestinians in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps, CAMERA alerted the newspapers to the errors and prompted them to publish corrections.
Twice within a few days, the Philadelphia Inquirer published skewed stories on Israel which spurn journalistic evenhandedness by ignoring – or cutting out – Israel's postion.