Category: media bias

antisemitism, media bias

The New York Times Continues its Biased Campaign against Israel

Raja Abdulrahim

After Israel experienced a deadly wave of terror attacks, NY Times Jerusalem Correspondent Raja Abdulrahim failed to mention in her piece of April 16, that the vast majority of Arabs killed by Israeli military and police forces were active members of terrorist groups. Entitled “‘We’re Exhausted’: Palestinians Decry Israeli Raids as Collective Punishment,” Abdulrahim condemned …

Israel, media bias, World Politics

NPR Claims that Israel “Loves” Putin

NPR Logo circled

NPR reporter Daniel Estrin, writing just after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, claims that Vladimir Putin is “beloved” by Israel: “Putin remains a beloved ally. His military is stationed in Syria, and he gives Israel the freedom to bomb Iranian and Syrian weapons and soldiers there.” The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and …

antisemitism, Israel, media bias

Where is Amnesty International When it comes to Arab Abuses of Arabs?

Palestinian Authority policeman shoots at high school students during a protest

By now, we all know about the Amnesty International report that is full of lies and calls Israel an “Apartheid” state. What a lot of us want to know is why Israel? Why not anywhere else in the world that is actually guilty of human rights abuses? In Tubas (northeast of Nablus), Palestinian security officers …

Israel, media bias

Reading the NY Times, You’d Never Know it Was Israel Under Fire

new york times through lens of magnifying glass suggesting scrutiny for media bias

As Israel received a barrage of 4,360 missiles, the New York Times issued its own assault against the embattled Jewish State. Gilead Ini, writing for CAMERA, tallied up the opinion pieces and found a clear intent of anti-Israel bias: So there can be little doubt about the message New York Times Opinion editors were intent on sending, …

media bias

Matti Friedman: Journalists Have Become Activists

Matti Friedman

Veteran Israeli American journalist Matti Friedman has an article in the spring edition of Sapir entitled Eight Tips for Reading About Israel. Friedman may be center left, but his thoughts on journalistic integrity, and how journalists write about Israel are, if you’ll excuse the pun: right on. It’s worth reading the whole piece, but I …

antisemitism, coronavirus, Israel, media bias

Antisemitism is Never Funny Even When it’s on SNL

Michael Che tells antisemitic joke on SNL

Protesters chanting “Shame on NBC!” and “Antisemitism is not funny!” appropriately gathered in New York on Saturday night. Why appropriately? Because the protest was a response to antisemitic content aired on Saturday Night Live, a show broadcast live from New York City on NBC. The protesters gathered outside the entrance to NBC’s West 49th Street …

media bias, US Politics

Reading the News Now that Fox has Turned on Trump

Fox News Trump lede

Now that Fox News has apparently turned, Trump supporters are finding it difficult to find unbiased, professional news reportage on the issues they care about, for instance the Hunter Biden scandal and election/voter fraud. Some have turned to Newsmax or OANN, but both these sources offer very little hard information, and they feel second-rate in …

Israeli Politics, media bias

BBC Misleads Public on Ethiopian MKs

BBC piece on Pnina Tamano Shata (screenshot)

Israel is often portrayed as a racist country by the mainstream media. The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis (CAMERA), a media watchdog, caught an “error” from the UK’s BBC that could lead one to the impression that Israel discriminates against its Ethiopian minority. The article in question, from May 15th, “Israel …