Even as the news network's ratings and profitability continue to decline, CNN continues to degrade the public trust in its reporting.
At a certain point, when a discussion throws important facts aside in favor of a narrative that points at a perceived Jewish organization as “corrupting,” “poisoning,” and “dominating” a country’s politics, it begins to reek of a certain phenomenon known as “antisemitism.” No amount of tokenizing a “really Jewish” congressman can paper over that.
Given AIPAC's support for two-state solution advocate Rep. Hayley Stevens, the notion that AIPAC "is trying to take out" rival Rep. Andy Levin "because he backs a two-state solution" is ludicrous.
Laila Odeh, Jerusalem correspondent for France 24 Arabic, sinks into a baseless conspiracy theory alleging a U.S.-Israeli cover up of Shireen Abu Akleh's killing.
The National Council of Social Studies (NCSS) recently issued a strong position statement on antisemitism statement encouraging educators to examine their understanding of the Jewish people and consider what constitutes antisemitism. It comes in response to recent attacks on Jewish citizens and an increase in antisemitism within American society. The position statement addresses the inaccurate portrayals of Jews that are promoted in schools by Liberated Ethnic Studies programs, among others.
Media coverage of Israel is, with growing frequency, more comparable to activism than actual journalism. Indeed, as the Shireen Abu Akleh controversy highlights, journalists are failing to ask basic questions while simultaneously giving platforms and awards to activists masquerading as reporters.
On the day of the shooting, Samoudi told the Arabic Post that there were snipers on the rooftops of buildings.
For a case study in confirmation bias, one need only look at the statement issued by a UN spokesperson for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (“OHCHR”) on the death of Shireen Abu Akleh.
Although the Wilson Center promotes itself as "the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum," a piece by outgoing Fellow Laura Robson, masquerading as a scholarly analysis, puts forth a collection of hackneyed propaganda claims against Israel.
MSNBC’s audience deserves, at the very least, a clear view of all the relevant facts and evidence. By omitting material information, Mohyeldin instead turned his partisan commentary into active dishonesty.