Media Bias

August 18, 2022

Reporters in Gaza aren’t free, so trust their reporting accordingly

by Clifford May (JNS) — Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood branch that rules Gaza, sat out this month’s conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, a smaller Gaza-based terrorist group tied to Iran’s rulers. But perhaps to show it still rules […]
May 16, 2022

Journalists should report on Israeli news, not try to shape it

by Moshe Phillips Sometimes there’s a thin line between a journalist reporting news about Israel, or actually shaping the story. A recent exchange between a Jewish news correspondent and a State Department spokeswoman gives us a glimpse of the tricky […]
May 15, 2022

Worldwide condemnation of Israel doesn’t help search for truth in journalist’s death

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Source: Screenshot. by Fiamma Nirenstein (JNS) — The tragic death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed last week in a firefight in the Palestinian town of Jenin, has prompted worldwide […]
April 28, 2022

Does Netflix have a problem with Israel?

by Gidon Ben-Zvi (HonestReporting) — The tremendous growth that Netflix has achieved in just over two decades has been attributed to a culture that encourages outside-the-box thinking so as to create “empathy and understanding” through the stories the platform tells. If […]
April 14, 2022

New York Times Again Erases Jewish History

by Gilead Ini (CAMERA) — Once again, the New York Times has taken aim at Jewish history. Once again, in doing so, the paper has shown that, given the choice between embracing anti-Israel narratives or straightforward, factual journalism, it too […]
January 17, 2022

AP insisting on false narrative that Texas attack had nothing to do with Jews

A reportedly armed assailant took Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, a married father of two who has served the synagogue since 2006, and three others hostage during Shabbat-morning services in a reported attempt to free a Pakistani woman who has ties with […]
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 […]