With the advent of couch journalism, we may yet look back longingly at parachute journalism. Adam Schrader's remote reporting on Israel stands out for its abundance of factual errors and partisanship, starting with the astounding claim that Israeli leaders raided the Al Aqsa Mosque.
Weaponized usage of a single key word can propagate an insidious blood libel. CAMERA prompts correction after Reuters mischaracterized confirmed terrorist leaders targeted by Israel as "alleged Islamic Jihad commanders."
CAMERA prompts quick improvements after AP initially buried the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade affiliation of three fighters killed this morning near Nablus and underreported the number of combatants killed earlier this month in Gaza.
As Palestinian Islamic Jihad indiscriminately fired nearly 1500 rockets at Israeli civilians and the Israeli military targeted the designated terror organization with some 400 airstrikes, France24 Arabic pundit Khaled Gharabli once again hastened to falsely charge Israel of committing war crimes with impunity.
Question: When does the hyper-vigilant international media ignore Israel dropping a bomb? Answer: When a senior Israeli security official reveals that Palestinian terrorists were on the verge of opening a dangerous new front against Israeli civilians.