The New York Times' Magazine feature "Can the Muppets Make Friends in on the West Bank?" (October 4) misleads readers about the toxic nature of Palestinian television for children, which has gone so far as to teach its audience to want to "slaughter" Jews.
Christiane Amanpour's CNN Special Generation Islam was supposed to explore the battle for the "hearts and minds" of young Muslims, especially in Afghanistan and Gaza. Unfortunately it was instead the usual Amanpour propaganda, especially in the second hour, where the subject might have been Gaza but the target was clearly Israel.
The New York Times hailed the new members of the Fatah Central Committee as pragmatic. Israeli interrogations of terrorists during the Second Intifada suggest otherwise.
The media has long promoted Fatah — in contrast to Hamas — as the party of Palestinian political moderates seeking peace with Israel, while glossing over evidence to the contrary. An example of this was coverage by some media outlets of the Sixth Fatah General Congress, the first such conference in twenty years, which has just concluded.
Jimmy Carter noticeably toned down his rhetoric in his most recent book; but the text – an obvious attempt to sanitize Hamas’ hostility and violence – is still filled with errors of fact and marred by egregious omissions.
A front-page feature on April 1, 2008 in both the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune highlights the serious issue of Palestinian indoctrination with detailed examples of Hamas incitement in children’s television shows and in mosques.
Long a forum for controversial views on the Middle East conflict, Worldview, a global affairs program produced by Chicago Public Radio station WBEZ, has in recent months featured a preponderance of anti-Zionists.
An LA Times Op-Ed by Mousa Abu Marzook, identified only as "the deputy of the political bureau of Hamas" is full of outrageous falsehoods and inaccuracies which seek to justify the unjustifiable — the murder of innocent Israeli civilians.
Why is the only non-fashion, non-commercial, non-beauty related article patently tilted against Israel?
Johann Hari, an up-and-coming writer known for his praise of Hugo Chavez, has become a regular contributor to London's Independent. An ideological soulmate of Robert Fisk's, Hari merges anti-Zionist rhetoric with anti-Jewish themes.