Hamas Tells Media to Lie: What Should the Media Tell its Readers?

(The National Interest) Toby Dershowitz - In a stunning expose, a recent Associated Press article revealed a Hamas directive to journalists not to report on Gazans killed by Palestinian rockets that misfired and killed local families rather than their intended Israeli civilian targets. Reports indicate Palestinian Islamic Jihad killed more Palestinians in the early August Gaza-Israel conflict than did Israel. Hamas also requires all visiting reporters to hire a local "sponsor," a fixer or stringer, often a Palestinian journalist or translator. Hamas' media directive says sponsors will be held responsible for what the journalists produce.

2022-09-08 00:00:00

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