Skip to comments.Media Spreading FAKE NEWS by Calling Palestinian Violence “Protest”
Posted on 05/14/2018 1:28:28 PM PDT by Kaslin
Mainstream media is at it again, promulgating fake news.
I woke up this morning to a slew of stories about “Palestinian Protestors Killed in Gaza Protests.” The imagery of a man holding up a cardboard sign while getting shot comes to mind, from such a headline, doesn’t it? I became concerned, read further.
Turns out, it’s the same ‘ol anti-Israeli fake news. Mainstream media at it again.
CNN: “37 Palestinians killed in Gaza protests ahead of US embassy opening”
ABC News: “Death toll in massive Palestinian protests climbs to at least 41, bloodiest day in Gaza since 2014 war”
Washington Post: “Israelis kill dozens of Palestinians in Gaza protesting U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem”
Los Angeles Times: “At least 37 Palestinians killed by Israeli army at Gaza border”
These articles carry inflammatory titles. But the story doesn’t match the headlines.
The story reported by all is that Hamas-led violence leads to Israel firing back. Hamas-backed Palestinians “set tires on fire, sending plumes of black smoke into the air, and hurled firebombs and stones toward Israeli troops across the border,” according to the LA Times (and every other news organization). Fox News explained that at least 3 were killed because they were armed terrorists who were stopped before they detonated a bomb. Mainstream media is also reporting growing numbers of dead and injured, numbers provided to them by the “Gaza Ministry of Health.”
Let’s start at the beginning. Hamas is designated a terrorist organization by the U.S.
A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION. Let that sink in.
Vox, while leaving out that whole “terrorist organization” designation, still explains, “Hamas is a Palestinian Islamist political organization and militant group that has waged war on Israel since the group's 1987 founding, most notably through suicide bombings and rocket attacks.” Moreover, “Hamas's charter long called for the destruction of Israel,” and “Hamas led the charge in using suicide bombings against Israel.”
Okay, so Hamas, which leads this month’s violent acts against Israel has been around for a while and has had the same hatred and goals in mind. Why hasn’t CNN reported these individuals as terrorists? Or called Hamas violent? Or called rioting, rioting? Why is is CNN instead reporting this as “protest?”
A protestor is defined in the English language as “someone who shows that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc.,” according to the Cambridge Dictionary. Violent is defined as "using or involving force to hurt or attack:” So why is CNN headline conveying that Palestinians are being shot as while shouting or carrying signs, when in fact the story is that Israel is responding to force and attacks? Why is CNN not calling them violent, but is instead attempting to insulate peaceful action? Israel, the center of ceaseless critique when engaging in common and careful defense of its citizens (which include Muslims, Christians, and Jews), surely doesn’t care to fire on someone who is just yelling.
Other news organizations are reporting the Palestinian protestors as supported by Amnesty International, as if this organization carries any moral authority, when in fact Amnesty International is criticized by many “Western” countries as immeasurably biased and anti-Israel.
What about these numbers reported by the “Gaza Ministry of Health” - can we trust these numbers? The Gaza Ministry of Health is run by Hamas. These are the same people who train their children to be suicide bombers, use summer camps to train children to kill Israelis, and who create cartoons to teach toddlers to “shoot Jews” - amongst just some of their pro-war activities. Well, Hamas LIES about death tolls as well, to promulgate their anti-Jewish agenda. So how can we trust this information? Why do CNN and mainstream media trust Hamas-reported numbers when the U.S. News & World Report calls Hamas liars? Why does CNN intentionally conceal that the Gaza Ministry of Health is run by Hamas?
The media’s biased reporting on Israel is nothing new. It has been a staple of liberal media reporting. Anti-Israel bias is also rampant amongst Democrat politicians. Even some liberals cannot understand it, calling it a double-standard. Howard Kurtz uses some very appropriate terminology when he discusses the media’s double-standard on Trump reporting in his new book Media Madness, calling the media’s biased reporting a “decimation of original reporting.” “The lines between news and opinion were not just blurred, they were all but obliterated,” Kurtz writes. That exact bias is all too familiar in the reporting of Israeli defense against Palestinian violence. Just as mainstream media has been irresponsibly spreading fake news about Trump, so too have they been spreading lies about Israel - vilifying Israel and victimizing Palestinian aggression.
If you would like unbiased insight into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I suggest you read analysis by self-proclaimed left-wing Arab, Fred Maroun.
But until the media stops with the fake news, take heed what you read.
The author’s last sentence is 100 percent correct.
I hope President Trump is taking notes ; on how the Israeli military deals with illegal aliens trying to rush the border .
It’s a great model . First drop warning leaflets , then live fire .
Of course. The “violent” ones are the Jews just trying to protect themselves against the “protesters”.
and all i’ve heard today, from the morning news to shet smith on Fox in the afternoon, was about President Trump’s “controversial” decision to move the embassy...
Ironically, if you are a peaceful protestor at an abortion clinic, the media will call you a terrorist. lol Just being present is terrorist. This world slays me
aboslutly propaganda...but the globalist mass media does a great deal of enemy propaganda
it is to be expected, alas
an interesting thing is, these attacks by the Muslim terrorists are largely for the PURPOSE of stimulating more of this very kind of enemy propaganda to be published, broadcast by the mass media........
(after all, the Fakestinians have no beef against Israel to begin with, their socalled protests should be directed against their gangleaders for exploiting them... and against Egypt for not letting them return.
The Israeli’s killed about a dozen pali terrorists. Good for them!
In general, throwing bricks at someone with a gun might be considered a poor decision.
first drop warning leaflets
then (Israel usually does this a lot) give verbal warnings (you can just borrow amplifiers from your neighbor’s G-Damned garage rock band, ha!), then fire as necessary to repel the attack
a fine model for USA borders!!! yes indeed... just what we need.
ps: of course, 99 percent of these Fakestinian attackers do NOT NEED all the warnings.....they are trained to suicide for their Satanic Allah ‘god’
——but its so nice and humanitarian to provide all the warnings anyway.
Abortion protesters are constantly called Nazis as are the Israeli Military and security forces. The Palestinian “protesters” are not much different than the American Ghetto trash. They get the marching orders and riot.
Good article esp Maroun link
Indeed, but the Gazans have been making poor choices for generations. You are dealing for the most part with minimally educated tribal folk taught from early childhood to hate those successful Israelis on the other side of the fence.
With 40-60% unemployment rates, depending on who you listen to, there are a whole lot of able bodied men sitting around waiting for the next supply trucks funded by the United Notions and other stupid organizations which continue to feed them. The only ones with hard currency for the most part are the smugglers and the few being paid by the Hamas controlled government. Two million people crammed into 140 square miles of rubble and coastal desert with no future. The Egypians and Jordanians don't want them and they don't have the abilities, knowledge or ambition to do anything legitimately productive. The Israelis would love to evict them and put the land back into productive use but nobody will take them. As long as the UN, Iran and other militant Sunni nations continue to feed them they will remain a political basket case.
I wonder if we all showed up and burned tires and launched projectles at news media headquarters would they just call that a protest?
“Israeli troops killed...a man in a wheelchair.”
Klinghoffer’s revenge. So will there be an opera now, portraying the Israelis’ side?
The Hamas mob chanted, "Allahu Akbar" and the genocidal racist threat of, "Khaybar Khaybar, ya yahud," a reference to the primal Islamic massacre of the Jews. While IDF soldiers held back the invaders, the jets of the IAF targeted the snake's head striking Hamas compounds and outposts. By 5.30 PM, the Hamas organizers changed course and began urging the thugs away from further fence attacks. Hamas had offered $100 to every rioter. During previous violent assaults back in April, the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group had been offering $200 to anyone shot by Israelis, $500 for severe injuries and $3,000 to the dead. $100 a day may not seem like a lot, but the Israeli teen soldiers they're trying to kill, earn $13 a day. [Thousands of Gaza Hamas Thugs Attack Israel for $100 a Day | Frontnpagemagazine | May 15, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield | Posted on 05/15/2018 4:32:24 AM PDT by SJackson]
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