Conflict and War

Vox: Explaining the News, Improvising on the Facts

Too often, Vox reporters give the impression they're improvising their way through the news, delivering "facts" that might feel right to the reporter, but aren't actually true. Most recently: Vox claims Palestinian rockets in the days before the 2014 Gaza war were a "response" to Israeli airstrikes.

In Media’s Gaza, Rioters “Protest” and “Protesters” Riot

NPR and the New York Times have reported on "rioters" before. So why, when covering crowds of men hurling stones, throwing firebombs, attacking a border fence, setting fire to fields and buildings, and shooting Israelis, does it describe the perpetrators as "protesters"?
Palestinian swastika kite

Coverage of Gaza Clashes Falls Short

As Palestinians in Gaza, backed by Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups, continue to riot, and Israeli soldiers struggle to keep the demonstrators from the country’s borders, media coverage has often failed to accurately report on the clashes.

BBC Promotes Distorted Account of Six-Day-War

BBC's Jeremy Bowen promotes the anti-historical account that the Six Day War was a war of choice for Israel and that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict arose as a result of that war.

CAMERA Expert and Journalists Collide at Knesset Meeting

Along with foreign journalists, CAMERA's Tamar Sternthal was invited to testify at a Knesset subcommittee meeting on media bias. Do the reporters' proclamations of professionalism and objectivity hold up to scrutiny?