CNN’s story selectively quoted the IDF to reinforce its misleading depiction of events that dramatically understates the level of violence Israeli forces encountered during the operation.
After falsely reporting that Israeli airstrikes were responsible for all reported 49 casualties in Gaza earlier this month, MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin acknowledges: "[W]e should have also noted AP reported evidence that 14 of those were killed by errant rockets fired from the Palestinian side."
By withholding the essential "detail" that Islamic Jihad claimed Salama Abed as one of its commanders, AP advances the false narrative of "war on Gaza," as opposed to war on a terror organization. UPDATE: In response to CAMERA's persistent communication, AP adds that Abed belonged to Islamic Jihad.
A terrible war is looming in the Middle East and, as CAMERA tells JNS, American taxpayer dollars are making it both more likely and more devastating.
ABC correspondents Ines de la Cuetara and Reena Roy falsely charge that Israeli airstrikes were responsible for all of the Gaza casualties earlier this month, ignoring that errant Islamic Jihad rockets were the culprit in a significant number of cases.
CAMERA examines the Washington Post's coverage of Operation Breaking Dawn and finds a curious pattern of one-sided omissions and misrepresentations.
UPDATE: CAMERA prompts correction of an AP Week in Pictures feature which misidentified outgoing Islamic Jihad rockets launched from Gaza towards Israel as "Israeli airstrikes."
"In Gaza, denial and doubt over misfire rocket claims," is Reuters' headline. In reality, though, it's Reuters which is drowning in denial.
After investigations find that a misfired Palestinian rocket killed seven Palestinians in Jabaliya, NBC News seemed intent on obscuring the facts.
United Press International whitewashes designated terror organization Islamic Jihad as "pro-liberation forces," while observers in the Gulf slam the organization as an Iranian tool carrying out the regime's agenda at the expense of the Palestinian people.