Media outlets largely ignored last night's infiltration of armed Palestinians from Gaza into southern Israel as world leaders are set to convene at Jerusalem's World Holocaust Forum. Reuters falsely reported an "attempt[ed]" infiltration, when in fact the assailants were hundreds of meters inside Israeli territory.
Haaretz's English edition corrects after mistakenly identifying terrorist Samir Kuntar, convicted for the brutal 1979 murders of the Haran family members, as Palestinian. He was a Lebanese Druze.
Why did the New York Times conceal Islamic Jihad's terror designations, then describe the group as simply "nettlesome"?
The Los Angeles Times whitewashes a brutal October 2015 terror attack, describing a Palestinian teen "who chased people with a large, ornamental knife with the intention of scaring them." The paper fails to mention that two Israeli civilians, including a 13-year-old boy, were severely wounded in the attack, and that the "ornamental knife" had a 15-inch blade.
An AFP photographer captured images of Fatah supporters in Bethlehem carrying a huge sign glorifying Dallal al-Mughrabi, but the news agency's captions whitewash the arch-terrorist who slaughtered dozens of unarmed men, women and children in the bloodiest terror attack against Israeli civilians.
Harking back to 2015, when mainstream media outlets routinely published headlines falsely casting Palestinian perpetrators as victims, two leading wire services once again offer up headlines turning a reported Palestinian assailant into the victim.
While hundreds of rockets were being launched from Gaza at Israelis, several Washington Post dispatches showcased what is wrong with the newspaper’s reporting on the Jewish state.
In another example of how the newspaper covers up Palestinian responsibility for the conflict, Palestinian Islamic Jihad's terrorism is downplayed and presented as "resistance" to the "Israeli occupation."
CAMERA prompts correction after Reuters today understated the number of Israelis forced to run for shelter during hundreds of rocket attacks, citing "thousands." In fact, with the rockets targeting several large cities, more than a million Israelis fled to shelters.
NPR covers ups casualties among Islamic Jihad members launching rockets by falsely reporting they were killed as bystanders in the initial strike against their commander.