Wow. The AP crosses a whole new line...
AbbaGav: No, this is not a Kadima-bashing election post. It's an AP-bashing post. Get a load of this out-of-control moral equivalence:
We've known for quite a while now that AP, along with most news services, has implemented a policy of calling terrorists "militants" and then euphemistically demoting the militants down to activists before any text hits the wires. It's enfuriating to read carefully worded stories about "a suicide activist who apparently was killed in a blast today inside a crowded..."
But this isn't enough. Now they are taking political activists of centrist Israeli parties and calling them militants. Kadima terrorists can't be far behind -- and that is not election commentary either.
Read the whole thing.
Thanks for the Ezzie-spotlight, shining a little light on this. By the way, the multiple layers of fact-and-bias-checking haven't kicked in yet to generate a correction -- at least not 24 hours after the photo was posted. Maybe it wasn't a mistake.ReplyDelete
My pleasure... I'm surprised. Usually they change such headlines rather quickly. I'd love to hear their reasoning on this one.ReplyDelete
Talk about a Freudian slip, eh?ReplyDelete
That's right. The wild Jews stepped out on the war path. Loud kvetching to follow.ReplyDelete
Seriously, I'm beginning to wonder about these "unintentional slips".