Toronto Star Headline Implicitly Casts Doubt About Palestinian Terror Attack

Update: January 14, 2021: Following HRC’s conveying our concerns to Toronto Star editors about this report, the myopic headline has since been amended to remove the word “alleged” when describing the Palestinian terror shooting attack. Original Alert: December 22, 2020: Israeli police say a Palestinian terrorist fired at officers in Jerusalem’s Old City on December […]

CBC Fails to Identify Palestinians as Attackers in Headlines

As noted in a recent HRC media action alert yesterday, CBC editors have on several occasions failed to prominently identify Palestinians as attackers in its headlines and news coverage. This regrettable trend continued in the CBC’s reporting on two incidents on January 10 and 11. Today, CBC published the following report: This CBC headline lacked context […]

CBC Headline Fails to Identify Palestinian as an "Attacker"

In a report published yesterday on CBC News.ca, CBC editors gave the following misleading headline to an AP report: Importantly, readers view headlines 3:1 over the adjacent article, and many never read the article at all. For readers who only saw this headline and never read the full article, they would never know that the […]

HRC Prompts CBC to Amend Misleading Headline to Mention that Palestinian was Armed

On January 10, CBC News.ca published an Associated Press article with a terribly misleading and unfair headline that wrongly portrayed Israeli soldiers as having killed an innocent Palestinian man. The headline stated the following: “Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank raid”. In truth, Israeli soldiers were on an arrest raid in the west bank and the […]