Unwilling to report accurately about Christmas in Bethlehem, BBC reporter Barbara Plett Usher uses hackneyed falsehoods in a dishonest report blaming Israel for the Palestinians' problems.
Journalists give a huge platform to Banksy's tiny "Scar of Bethlehem" installation depicting the nativity scene in front of Israel's security barrier topped with a bullet hole, an anti-Israel motif evoking antisemitic charges of deicide.
In a pair of articles about the Jordan Valley, the New York Times echoed B'Tselem's false claim that Palestinians are unable to enter 85 percent of the region, and wrongly described the Palestinian village of Fasayil as sitting in Area C of the West Bank.
PBS depicts Yasmin Khan as committed to building connections, concealing the cookbook writer's past activity promoting an anti-Israel boycott meant to divide, not unite. Other falsehoods in the promotional interview include a question about a dish that Palestinians have eaten for "thousands of years."
InfoEquitable flags falsehoods in a tendentious AFP story on the separation barrier, and prompts significant improvement. In the process, the French media-monitoring site exposes problematic social media posts by reporter Hiba Aslan.
Given the complicated geopolitical realities of the disputed city of Jerusalem, journalists have a particular responsibility to be precise. That was not the case, however, when several news reports this week inaccurately placed the demolished Wadi Hummus buildings in Jerusalem.
A cover story by Geraldine Brooks in the summer edition of Smithsonian misinforms about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with errors, omissions, and underscoring of disputed allegations under the guise of providing an even-handed exploration of both sides.
When it comes to Israel, The Washington Post seems incapable of reporting the whole truth. The newspaper's selective reporting and pattern of omissions are a telltale sign of its bias.
In covering the UN Human Rights Council's Gaza report, the New York Times misleads readers about Palestinian demands for a “right of return,” ignores widespread international criticism of the UNHRC’s anti-Israel bias, and conceals accounts of gunfire and explosives used by rioters.
The Washington Post minimizes—and often fails to report—Palestinian anti-Jewish violence. The paper has increasingly underplayed threats facing the Jewish state.