On a regular basis, The Huffington Post is a wasteland of biased and context-free reporting about Israel. During the current conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, The Huffington Post has hit a new low.
Following communication from CAMERA staff and readers, Yahoo! News editors have changed a photo montage headline which falsely identified Israeli children fleeing rocket attacks as "Gaza's children caught in crossfire."
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, 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.
Some in the media are fixated on blaming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for whatever goes wrong in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
While CNN's Jim Clancy is clearly immersed in Middle East issues, the unfortunate reality is that in his error-filled commentary Israel can usually do no right and the Palestinians no wrong.
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.
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 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.
One day after a BBC reporter grossly exaggerated the proportion of Palestinian civilians killed, another provides false information defend war crimes by terrorists.