The New York Times Allied with Hamas

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  1. carpro

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    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/all-news-hamas-sees-fit-print_796823.html


    All The News Hamas Sees Fit to Print


    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.

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    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 battle—precisely 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.
     
  2. Don

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    No images of the Israeli soldiers that have been killed, either....
     
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    I'm assuming that you are not posting this as a fact that SURPRISES you.
     
  4. carpro

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    Not hardly. Nothing the corrupt old media does surprises me.

    A little curious why the NYTimes would so clearly take sides on this issue.
     
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    What is the Hebrew word for violence?
    Anyone who sides with Violence cannot be guilty of a good choice.
     
  6. carpro

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    Then one can't choose either side, can they.

    But the New York Slimes did.
     
  7. just-want-peace

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    Personal opinion - libs have been so successful last few years pushing their agenda, and it being accepted by the masses of sheeple, that they no longer feel the need to operate under the radar of public opinion.

    Unfortunately, if that is their thoughts, I totally agree, though reluctantly. :mad::mad:
     

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