A recent Gallup Poll showed that Americans have increasingly little faith in the media. The Washington Post, which just announced a new standards desk, might be working to restore trust. But as CAMERA tells the Algemeiner, when it comes to coverage of Israel, the Post has its work cut out.
Depicting Jews as willful murderers of children is a staple of antisemitism that stretches back centuries. Filmmaker Darin Sallam is keen to promote this antisemitic canard. And The Washington Post, in turn, is keen to promote Sallam.
Countless pundits and analysts of varying motives and backgrounds have asserted that the end is near for Israeli democracy. As CAMERA tells JNS, there’s a long history of such overheated rhetoric and overblown predictions.
On New Years Eve, a domestic terrorist attacked several New York City police officers. His motive? American support for Israel.
“Those who don’t learn history,” the philosopher George Santayana famously warned, “are doomed to repeat it.” But as CAMERA tells the Algemeiner, those who don't learn history are also inclined to become reporters at the Washington Post.
Iran, CAMERA tells the Washington Times, uses Africa to finance and plot terrorist activities against the United States and its allies, including Israel. Yet, the Islamic Republic's influence in Africa often goes overlooked.
A recent Washington Post editorial heralded the FBI's curious investigation of the killing of Al-Jazeera employee Shireen Abu Akleh. Yet, as CAMERA tells the Algemeiner, the Post editorial board is taking part in an influence operation, not journalism.
Iran, CAMERA tells The National Interest, is looking to seize Judea and Samaria. And with the growing unpopularity of the Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, whose ruling Fatah movement is losing control over key cities, it might just get its chance.
Israel, CAMERA tells JNS, is bracing itself for an increase in terrorist attacks before the High Holidays. And it is incumbent upon the press to report that Israeli authorities have concrete warnings of the terror headed their way.
As CAMERA tells Washington Examiner magazine it is all too rare for reporters covering the Middle East to provide analysis that is free from partisanship and bias. But veteran reporter Michael Gordon's newly published book on the fight against ISIS offers a masterclass lesson on how to do so.