Settlements

New York Times Plays Blame Game on Negotiations Impasse

The Palestinian leadership insists it will not resume face-to-face negotiations until Israel complies with its preconditions, while their diplomats — with the help of some partisan writing in the New York Times news pages — cast Israel as responsible for the impasse.

New York Times Draws Anti-Israel Lesson From Palestinian Attack

palestnian terror attackWhat does a terror attack against Israel teach us? According to the New York Times, it's that Israel is being disruptive. In its recent coverage of two deadly attacks against Israelis, the newspaper demonstrated an especially flagrant abandonment of journalistic standards, spinning coverage so as to deflect culpability for the violence away from the perpetrators.

Historical Amnesia at the Financial Times

The Financial Times ignores the history of eastern Jerusalem, denying Jewish historical, legal and religious connection to the city, while validating Palestinian claims.

Note to Media: Gilo Is in Jerusalem

Yesterday, Israel approved the building of 900 homes in its capital, a move opposed by the United States, and incorrectly reported by some media outlets which described Gilo as in the West Bank.

Roger Cohen Errs on Settlements and Barrier

"[F]acts are hard," writes New York Times columnist Roger Cohen in the International Herald Tribune today. Facts are hard for Cohen, who errs on settlements and the security barrier.

LA Times’ Bogus Claims on Biblical Bethany

Edmund Sanders' Los Angeles Times article on Maale Adumim includes falsehoods about the nearby Palestinian village of Azariya. His claims about water, employment and building are contradicted by official Palestinian census statistics.