Skip to comments.All The News Hamas Sees Fit to Print
Posted on 07/21/2014 9:44:41 AM PDT by rhema
Something important is missing from the New York Times's coverage of the war in Gaza: photographs of terrorist attacks on Israel, and pictures of Hamas fighters, tunnels, weaponry, and use of human shields.
It appears the Times is silently but happily complying with a Hamas demand that the only pictures from Gaza are of civilians and never of fighters. The most influential news organization in the world is thus manufacturing an utterly false portrait of the battleprecisely the portrait that Hamas finds most helpful: embattled, victimized Gaza civilians under attack by a cruel Israeli military.
A review of the Times's photography in Gaza reveals a stark contrast in how the two sides are portrayed. Nearly every picture from Israel depicts tanks, soldiers, or attack helicopters. And every picture of Gaza depicts either bloodied civilians, destroyed buildings, overflowing hospitals, or other images of civilian anguish. It is as one-sided and misleading a depiction of the Gaza battle as one can imagine.
Today's Times photo essay contains seven images: three of Gaza civilians in distress; one of a smoke plume rising over Gaza; and three of the IDF, including tanks and attack helicopters. The message is simple and clear: the IDF is attacking Gaza and harming Palestinian civilians. There are no images of Israelis under rocket attack, no images of grieving Israeli families and damaged Israeli buildings, no images of Hamas fighters or rocket attacks on Israel, no images of the RPG's and machine guns recovered from attempted Hamas tunnel infiltrations into Israel.
Another report yesterday was accompanied by a single image: that of a dead child in a Gaza hospital.
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The nyt is not fit to line a bird cage.
did a search on NYT website: hamas fires rockets
these are the top headlines...:
Israel's Gaza Incursion Sets Off Protests in Europe 1 hour ago ... PARIS The conflict between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza is ... rocket fire and closing tunnels used to infiltrate fighters into Israel.
Kerry Expresses Frustration Over Civilian Toll in Gaza 17 hours ago ... In Gaza, Epithets Are Fired and Euphemisms Give Shelter JULY 20, 2014 ... Despite Israeli Push in Gaza, Hamas Fighters Slip Through Tunnels JULY ... who have been smuggling arms into Gaza and raining rockets on Israel..
In Gaza, Epithets Are Fired and Euphemisms Give Shelter ... 18 hours ago ... And Hamas and the Israel Defense Forces are circulating ... Israeli troops fired toward the Gaza Strip from their position near the border on Saturday. .... Don't post footage of rockets being launched from cities, it warned, lest ...
And this coming Sunday, thousands of Jews throughout the tri-state area are going to get their copy of the Sunday NY Slimes. They will sit on the porch with their coffee, do the crossword and read the editorials, not realizing that it is because of their loyalty to the rats that Israel gets blamed and the Slimes can print garbage.
Good old Thomas Freedman (Jew boy lackey to Obama) and his NYTs. Some Jews (self-haters) never change...
Too bad we can’t round up a bunch-o-cRATs and send them over to Gaza as a peace envoy with the task of mapping the Hamas tunnels. That’s their alternate job description - tunnel cRATs.