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.
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.
One day after a BBC reporter grossly exaggerated the proportion of Palestinian civilians killed, another provides false information defend war crimes by terrorists.
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.