Freedom of the press and freedom of expression exist only superficially in the Palestinian Authority, where the government has adopted the principle of "journalism in the service of the revolution," observes veteran Israeli journalist Yoni Ben-Menachem, targeted for reporting stories unfavorable to Palestinian officials.
C-SPAN aired the well known Columbia University professor promoting his latest book containing revisionist history. He defamed and otherwise disparaged Israel.
The Washington Post uncritically quotes the vice chairman of the Fatah movement for his thoughts on the Trump administration's peace plan. The problem? The Post fails to disclose that he's an unrepentant terrorist whose nickname is "Abu Jihad."
The Palestinian Authority recently admitted that it won't abide by any international agreements that violate Islamic law or their "national values." Despite its significance, the media failed to cover the Authority's admission.
CAMERA rebuts a Washington Post op-ed by two former U.S. State Department officials that incorrectly asserts that settlements are the chief obstruction to peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
A recent Politico report on U.S. policies towards "settlements" omits important history and wrongly claims that they are a "clear violation of international law." But as CAMERA noted in The Times of Israel, the truth is more complex than Politico's narrative allows.
The latest U.S. peace initiative for Israelis and Palestinians has received considerable coverage. But as CAMERA details in the Algemeiner, reporters have failed to note the long history of Palestinian rejectionism.
The Washington Post's offered extensive, and often misleading, coverage of Israel's elections. Post reporters and op-eds portrayed Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu as the obstacle to peace, while completely omitting the responsibility of Palestinian leadership.
The Palestinian Authority has chosen to keep paying terrorists at the cost of losing U.S. aid. The media would do well to note that the unfolding crisis in PA-ruled areas is not only of the Authority's making, it's a statement of it priorities.
C-SPAN recently aired a “discussion” hosted by National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (NCUSAR), an Arab centered organization hostile to Israel. This hostility was reflected in the choice of panelists.