New York Times Again Blasted for ‘Skewed’ Headline in Coverage of Palestinian Stabbing Attacks

Media watchdogs and Jewish groups on Sunday admonished the New York Times for publishing a headline about Palestinian stabbing attacks in Israel which “blur Palestinian culpability” in the incidents.

The “skewed” headline, “Israeli Police Officers Kill Two Palestinian Men,” appeared in Sunday’s edition of the prominent newspaper and detailed in the opening paragraph that the two “Palestinian men were fatally shot by the Israeli police after attacking officers with knives.”

“Why report the effect without the cause? Why continue to depict Palestinians as ‘just victims’?” watchdog group CAMERA asked in a blog post. “What is so hard about… [a] straightforward headline accurately depicting the nature and chronology of events?”…

Share
  • David Murrell

    “Why report the effect without the cause? Why continue to depict Palestinians as ‘just victims’?”

    Because the New York Times is an anti-Semitic newspaper.

  • disqus_PwGxBXHn8l

    Better questions: Why read the New York Times? If you are Jewish, why vote for the candidates they endorse? Denyse O’Leary from Ottawa

    • Norman_In_New_York

      I do neither.

  • Millie_Woods

    World Trade Center Built On Flight Path Used By Muslim Student Pilots. NYT.

    • Surele Surele

      I’m definitely steeling this.

  • truthdareisay

    Wish thousands of NY Jews would protest outside the NY Times bldg. Had skewed headliners like this targeted Muslims, the NY Times bldg. would have long been burned to the ground!

  • A Hamilton Guy

    What! Two Palestinians shot for just doing their thing?