When describing the CIA's program of anti-terrorist drone strikes, the Associated Press acknowledges that critics call them assassinations, officials disagree, and avoids weighing in. But when Israel strikes, such nuance disappears.
Yesterday's English headline is a classic case of "Ha'aretz, Lost in Translation." Why write that an elderly Palestinian man was pushed (as the original, and accurate, Hebrew version did), if "beat[en]" is so much more compelling?
Yitzhak Laor claims that, in the first Lebanon war, the IDF "blew up the mosque in Ain al-Hilweh with hundreds of people barricaded inside, including children." His own source does not support his baseless claim, the latest Laor blood libel.
The United Nations Panel charged with investigating the Gaza flotilla incident of May 31, 2010 has affirmed the legality and legitimacy of Israel's naval blockade of Gaza.
In Ha'aretz, poet and fiction writer Margaret Atwood cited a report that, she claims, noted the rate of malnutrition of the children in part of the West Bank is causing developmentally stunting and death. But the report says no such thing.
Ha'aretz's most prominent headline and lead story today claim an Israeli government reports says that two army officers were disciplined "for using white phosphorous." In fact, the report said the reprimand was for unjustified artillery fire.
CAMERA has sent a letter to Jimmy Carter after the former president apologized to the Jewish community for anything he may have done to stigmatize Israel. CAMERA's letter called for concrete actions to go along with his apology, specifically, the correction of recent false charges.
While claiming to recount "What really happened during the Israeli attacks" on Gaza, Wright relies on a biased version of the facts, marring an otherwise informative piece on the January 2009 conflict.
Ha'aretz's Amira Hass yesterday was honored with a prestigious award for her "pursuit of the truth." But her extensive coverage of the Samouni family deaths demonstrates a practice of reporting interviewees' contradictory and discredited claims at face value.
The editors of a prominent Catholic magazine, America, have used the Goldstone Report and the Mishnah Torah to charge Israel with war crimes while giving short shrift to the sins of Hamas.