Today's print edition of the International Herald Tribune runs two stories about Palestinian grievances against Israel, but entirely ignores two major stories involving Palestinian violence -- murder in Jenin and the indictment of an alleged rocket expert.
The murder of five members of the Fogel family in Itamar prompted familiar circumlocutions and evasions by The New York Times where the killing of Jews is concerned. Rather than call it a "terrorist attack"— the family was said to have been killed by "intruders."
A journalist who manipulates every bit of breaking news to fit a favored narrative, as Karl Vick has done, is better suited for the most partisan of blogs.
Ha'aretz finds page-one space for settlement building, Tokyo, migrating cranes and new technology in archeology, but not for the burial of the five Fogels, including a toddler and an infant, brutally murdered in a Palestinian terror attack.
In the wake of a heinous terrorist attack in Itamar, a disturbing number of media reports focused on Israeli “settlements” as the primary problem afflicting the region. Neglected were the historical parallels to grisly Arab terrorist attacks resulting from anti-Jewish incitement – all in the absence of settlements.