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Ten Things The Huffington Post Got Wrong About Gaza (Actually Thirteen, but Who’s Counting?)

On a regular basis, The Huffington Post is a wasteland of biased and context-free reporting about Israel. During the current conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, The Huffington Post has hit a new low.

Hamas’ Tactic: Require Israel to Cause Civilian Casualties

As the rockets continue to fall in Israel and Gaza, it is important to understand Hamas’s tactic and how the international community and the media are encouraging it. Hamas’s tactic is as simple as it is criminal and brutal. Its leaders know that b …

The callousness of Hamas

Of all the points of disagreement between Israel and Hamas, maybe the most profound is this one: Israel cares more about sparing innocent lives — including those of Palestinians — than does Hamas.

Netanyahu Derangement Syndrome in the Media

Some in the media are fixated on blaming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for whatever goes wrong in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

NPR’s Leila Fadel: Israel Targeting Journalists

NPR’s Leila Fadel, a victim of harassment by Egyptian authorities, raises the false charge of Israel targeting journalists. She states Israel “struck a media building,” without noting that Israel hit equipment belonging to Hamas’ Al-Aqsa TV and Al-Quds TV.

The Facts About Gaza Rocket Fire

The media often present a narrative biased against Israel, counterfactual and lacking in context. This is especially true now, as the world focuses its attention on Israel and Gaza. These are the facts.

CNN’s Jim Clancy: Maligning Israel at Every Opportunity

While CNN’s Jim Clancy is clearly immersed in Middle East issues, the unfortunate reality is that in his error-filled commentary Israel can usually do no right and the Palestinians no wrong.

Updated: In Gaza, Macabre Manipulations of a Child Victim

Once again, media outlets categorically blame Israel for the death of a Palestinian child killed in “hotly disputed” circumstances. AFP and AP captions ignore information pointing to an errant Palestinian rocket as the culprit, and Reuters issues a commendable clarification.

CBS Contradiction on Gaza’s Civilian Casualties

Besides contradicting itself about Gaza’s civilian casualties, CBS also covers up Hamas’ use of human shields, downplays the sophistication of Hamas’ weaponry smuggled from Iran and Russia, and gives no indication that Hamas is a terror organization. 

The New York Times Still Spinning the News

The New York Times continues to spin the news about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through its framing and placement of stories. Take, for example, the Saturday, Nov. 17 edition.