Conflict and War

The Facts About Gaza Rocket Fire

The media often present a narrative biased against Israel, counterfactual and lacking in context. This is especially true now, as the world focuses its attention on Israel and Gaza. These are the facts.

NPR’s Leila Fadel: Israel Targeting Journalists

NPR's Leila Fadel, a victim of harassment by Egyptian authorities, raises the false charge of Israel targeting journalists. She states Israel "struck a media building," without noting that Israel hit equipment belonging to Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV and Al-Quds TV.

Updated: In Gaza, Macabre Manipulations of a Child Victim

Once again, media outlets categorically blame Israel for the death of a Palestinian child killed in "hotly disputed" circumstances. AFP and AP captions ignore information pointing to an errant Palestinian rocket as the culprit, and Reuters issues a commendable clarification.

CBS Contradiction on Gaza’s Civilian Casualties

Besides contradicting itself about Gaza's civilian casualties, CBS also covers up Hamas' use of human shields, downplays the sophistication of Hamas' weaponry smuggled from Iran and Russia, and gives no indication that Hamas is a terror organization. 

The New York Times Still Spinning the News

The New York Times continues to spin the news about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through its framing and placement of stories. Take, for example, the Saturday, Nov. 17 edition.