Terrorist or Journalist?

(New York Times) Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich - In his New York Times column ("Using War as Cover to Target Journalists," Nov. 26), David Carr wrongly depicts Al-Quds Educational Radio and Al-Aqsa TV as legitimate media outlets. They are intricately linked with Islamic Jihad and Hamas and have encouraged and lauded acts of terror against Israeli civilians for the past decade. Does a station that is ideologically motivated and subsidized by a terrorist organization deserve the same treatment as CNN or the New York Times? Moreover, should a Hamas commander who painted the words "TV" on his car be considered a journalist? The writer is head spokesperson to foreign media for the Israel Defense Forces.

2012-11-29 00:00:00

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