NY Times Headline Reverses Chronology, Story Leaves Out Important Information

October 10, 2012   ·   0 Comments

A wounded Palestinian boy lies on a hospital bed following an Israeli air strike in Rafah camp in the southern Gaza Strip Oct. 7, 2012

By Alison Weir: Monday's New York Times features a headline that reverses the sequence of events described in the story it is allegedly representing. It also omits significant information.

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By Patrick O. Strickland: Last summer, as Israelis became outraged by the soaring cost of living, tent cities sprouted in every major city.

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By Michael M'Gehee: On page A4 of today's New York Times is an article by the Israeli journalist Isabel Kershner titled "Crackdown on Migrants Tugs at Souls of Israelis."

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By Alex Kane: Isabel Kershner’s family tie to pro-government think tank After the news broke that New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Ethan Bronner had a son who enlisted in ...

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Another Major Conflict of Interest for NY Times’ Jerusalem Bureau

By Max Blumenthal: New York Times Jerusalem Deputy Bureau Chief Isabel Kershner is married to Hirsh Goodman, an Israeli citizen and prominent liberal Zionist intellectual. Goodman works ...

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‘NYT’ Coverage of Gaza Attacks Downplays Civilian Suffering

By Alex Kane: Ethan Bronner may be on his way out, but the New York Times’ habitual deference to the Israeli government’s line isn't about to leave with him. The latest ...

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New NYT Rule: Anonymous Govt Sources Can Call Their Critics Terrorists

By Peter Hart: In today's New York Times report (2/22/12) about Khader Adnan--the Palestinian hunger striker challenging Israeli "administrative detention" practices--reporter Isabel Kershner allows this: An Israeli official, speaking on the ...


Meet the New York Times’ New Israel-Palestine News Chief

By Alison Weir: Michael Lerner, the editor of Tikkun Magazine, is known for his frequent condemnations of Israeli violence against Palestinians. He is labeled “pro-Palestinian” for ...

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Husband of ‘NYT’ Jerusalem Correspondent Calls for Attack on Iran

By Philip Weiss: When does the Caesar's wife standard kick in? When do warlike statements from Israeli Hirsh Goodman, who is married to Isabel Kershner, a ...

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More Intellectual Dishonesty at the New York Times

By Thomas S. Harrington: In an article in Sunday’s New York Times co-signed by Isabel Kershner and Ethan Bronner, the readers of the “Paper of Record” were informed ...

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