National Post Headline Fails to Identify Dead Palestinian as Combatant

Terribly misleading headline from the National Post today. The Palestinian threw firebombs at Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers who returned fire in self defense. He was a combatant who should be identified as such. HonestReporting Canada calls on the Post to correct this horrendous headline. Send your considered comments to the Post at: letters@nationalpost.com.

CBC Issues On-Air Corrections: Israel Didn't Kill Palestinian Protester

On April 4, HonestReporting Canada contacted senior CBC editors to register our concerns over several unfair and inaccurate reports it aired that day about recent violent altercations between Israeli forces and Palestinians in the West Bank. CBC News Montreal at 5:41pm and CBC Prince Edward Island  at 4:32pm both falsely reported that Israeli soldiers killed three, […]