Category Archives: AP Media Bias

Behind the veil: AP editorial bias

This is interesting. The AP released a story about a female Egyptian rapper singing about the harassment of women in Egypt. The AP’s first headline and lead paragraph: Egyptian rapper speaks for women’s rights CAIRO (AP) — As soon as … Continue reading

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Once more unto the AP bias

It’s been a long time since I did one of these posts, but the AP does not change its spots. This is one of the many subtle ways the world media in general–and the AP in particular–discredits the Israeli side … Continue reading

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This is why the AP sucks

The AP is so unbelievably biased against Israel, it can’t report the news without adding their own whitewash. We’ve seen that in many articles about Palestinian wrongdoing. Now they’re doing it in defense of anti-Semitism. Here’s the headline: German newspaper … Continue reading

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The AP bias in three paragraphs and a headline

The “objective” news media in a nutshell. The headline: Israel shows no signs of yielding to Palestinians The story, such as it is: Israel’s prime minister is showing no signs of bending as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presses … Continue reading

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The AP: Ignore what we said yesterday, it was too pro-Israel

Yesterday, the AP reported that Iran was behind the attempted terrorist attacks on Israelis in Thailand. They even headlined the article that way. Thailand: Iranians’ Targets Were Israeli Diplomats The lead tries to fudge just a little bit by using … Continue reading

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Happy 10th

I have written before about my evolution as a blogger. But that was mostly a history of the media I used. Not the activism I practiced. I guess it started in 1987, when I got my first letter to the … Continue reading

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The media pass along lies of Turkey’s inquiry as truth

When the Israeli Turkel Committee’s report came out exonerating the IDF in the Mavi Marmara incident, the AP included a breakdown of who served on the committee. Reuters mentioned the video footage that showed “activists” attacking Israeli soldiers in an … Continue reading

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The utterly predictable AP anti-Israel narrative

I told you so. The AP ignored the rocket fire, and only wrote about it when Israel responded with force. Israeli air force strikes Gaza, 8 wounded Note the headline has no context. Those evil Israelis are just randomly bombing … Continue reading

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Palin, Beck, and Limbaugh Connected with Anti-Judaism

A couple of weeks ago, a wacko named Jared Loughner, who has absolutely nothing to do with Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, or Rush Limbaugh committed an unspeakable crime in Tucson. Never mind that he killed four other people and shot … Continue reading

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AP now letting Hezbollah set the boilerplate

Seriously? The AP is so desperate for “balance” that they’re now quoting the paranoid accusations of a terrorist group as boilerplate “balance”? Because here’s what the AP wrote about the indictment filed against Hezbollah by the UN commission: The court … Continue reading

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The news the AP leaves out

There’s a boilerplate in the current AP stories about the destruction of the “historic” Shepherd Hotel to make way for apartments. The relevant portion is in bold. (The fact that the AP finds it necessary to devote two paragraphs of … Continue reading

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A new year, a new boilerplate

After the latest attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, the AP has decided that the old boilerplate no longer holds. Coptic Christians make up about 10 percent of Egypt’s population of 80 million. They complain frequently of discrimination, though they generally … Continue reading

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AP outsources news to Iranian propaganda arm

What’s wrong with this article? Take a moment, read through it, and come back. I’ll wait. So many things. But let’s start with the number one issue: The AP uncritically passes along the Iranian government publication’s description of the hanging … Continue reading

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The AP anti-Israel slant, updated

As I said, the follow-up from AP whitewashes the Palestinians. New headline: Palestinians, Israelis trade rockets, airstrikes New lede: Israel on Tuesday launched an unusually heavy series of airstrikes on Gaza in retaliation for Palestinian rocket attacks, raising the prospect … Continue reading

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The AP anti-Israel slant

Here’s the story: Terrorists from Gaza have been firing rockets and mortars into Israel. They shot mortars on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. They shot mortars and a kassam on Monday. The kassam rocket landed near a kindergarten as children were … Continue reading

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