Few facts, a lot of racism: Palestine in US media ~ by @Sabbah Report

Posted: November 25, 2012 in News

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

By SR Editor | Nov 24, 2012 | Sabbah Report

Western media has been struggling to question the Israeli narrative when it comes to conflict and perspective.

Few facts, a lot of racism: Palestine in US media

Illustration by Carlos Latuff

By Charlotte Silver

The worst time to try to grasp a political conflict is during a military confrontation. And yet, it is only at such times that the US media covers the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis.

On November 20, one day before the ceasefire was reached between Palestinians and Israelis and eight days after Israel broke the prior truce by assassinating Ahmed Jabari, Gary Rudoren, the husband of the New York Times‘ Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Jodi Rudoren, disbosomed himself of his anxieties about seeing his wife enter the fray of F-16 and drone strikes on Gaza: ”We’ve been in Israel for five months now. It’s been in my head since the beginning that at some…

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