US Media Rules of Reporting on Israeli ‘Operations’ in Gaza

Mediagate? As if we needed another lesson in why we need an independent media...and be sure to follow the link for careers in the first paragraph below for how fair and balanced goes in the drive by media.

by , August 23, 2014

 
Since Hamas fired its first projectile from Gaza into Israel in 2001, the US establishment media have strictly followed several rules of reporting on the “rockets.” These rules are unwritten. The scriveners and TV news broadcasters may not even think of them as rules. Nevertheless, American mass media reporting on Gaza rockets consistently and predictably follows one absolute, overarching, principle: Israel is always the victim. The rules implement this First Principle. Short are the careers of those who transgress them.

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