Richard Cohen

Headline Twists Richard Cohen’s (and Mel Gibson’s) Words

The Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics insists that a newspaper must "make certain that headlines ... do not misrepresent. They should not oversimplify or highlight incidents out of context." Misrepresent, however, is precisely what a headline assigned by the Patriot Ledger to an Aug. 3 column by Richard Cohen does.

Washington Post Publishes CAMERA Response to Cohen Column

A few days after Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen wrote on July 18 that Israel is a "mistake" because "the idea of creating a nation of European Jews in an area of Arab Muslims (and some Christians) has produced a century of warfare and terrorism," the newspaper published CAMERA's response.