Most major print media outlets covered the Hague's court ruling in front page articles, but did not accord the same attention to the subsequent Palestinian terrorist attacks--the reason for Israel's security barrier. The major newspapers varied in the amount of context given and in the emphasis of articles about the Palestinian attack. Some portrayed the bombing as an excuse for Israeli Prime Minister Sharon's to defy international law.
A Guest Column by Moria Paz incorrectly accuses Israel of "reoccupying the West Bank and Gaza." The status of the West Bank and Gaza are clarified.
"A separation of the two communities is now complete in almost every way," reports NPR about Israelis and Palestinians, completely distorting the porous reality in which Palestinians work, pray and tour in Israel.
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson makes little pretense of offering readers a balanced view of what Mahmoud Abbas is facing -- and accomplishing. She opts for a view through the prism of Palestinian sentiment.
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.