Media Bias

September 3, 2021

CNN’s “Jerusalem” series erases Jews from the city’s story

Jewish residents leaving the Jewish Quarter of the Old City, captured by Transjordan during the 1947-49 Israeli War of Independence. by David Litman [This article is the third in a series of critiques of CNN’s six-part series, “Jerusalem: City of […]
August 31, 2021

CNN’s “Jerusalem” series: When Jews are attacked, the Arabs are the ones who suffer

King Hussein of Jordan and Egypt’s Nasser by David Litman This article is part of an ongoing series of analyses of CNN’s recent six-part show, “Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury.” You can find the first critique of the CNN […]
June 18, 2021

Democracy dies in darkness? Journalism is killing itself in broad daylight

Credit: Pixabay. by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — For the last 40 years, many activists have worked hard to monitor press coverage of the Middle East and to call out anti-Israel bias masquerading as objective news. For many years, those who […]
June 5, 2021

Has Christian Century turned the corner from its anti-Israel past?

by Dexter Van Zile (CAMERA) — It’s appropriate that after a long period of isolation, suffering and polarization coinciding with the Covid-19 pandemic, CAMERA can offer some qualified good news about Christian Century, historically referred to as the flagship magazine […]
June 1, 2021

What the New York Times won’t tell you about “the children”

by Tamar Sternthal (CAMERA) — “They Were Only Children,” was the headline of the unprecedented and pilloried front-page New York Times feature last week. The piece included pictures of the dozens of children killed in the recent fighting between Israel and […]
May 29, 2021

The AP, Emily Wilder and why nobody trusts the media any more

by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — What befell Emily Wilder could not have happened to earlier generations of journalists. Before the start of platforms like MySpace and Facebook in the early 2000s, no one was held accountable for the things that […]
May 28, 2021

As Hamas fired rockets, NY Times fired endless stream of anti-Israel misinformation

“The New York Times” building in Midtown Manhattan. Credit: Ajay Suresh via Wikimedia Commons. by Gilead Ini (CAMERA) — It’s all Israel’s fault. It’s all Israel’s fault. It’s all Israel’s fault. One way to get people to believe what you […]
May 16, 2021

AP, Al Jazeera, mainstream press part of Hamas’ arsenal in war against Israel

Smoke rising from the Al-Jalaa tower in Gaza after an Israeli airstrike on the building, which housed Hamas operatives and several media outlets, including the “Associated Press” and “Al Jazeera,” May 15, 2021. Photo by Atia Mohammed/Flash90. by Alex Traiman […]
May 5, 2021

Once again, media use Palestinian “TikTok Intifada” to spread slanders about Israel

by James Sinkinson Many mainstream media have written deceptively about riots or violent events in and around Jerusalem in recent days. These anti-Israel media distorted the story with fantastical headlines, like The New York Times’ “Israelis and Palestinians Clash Around […]