The world media focuses once more on the violence between Israel and Gaza, with tens of thousands of stories filed in the last week alone (in contrast to the neglect that prevailed when Hamas was shooting at Israel for months without retaliation). Bizarre memes persist in this coverage, in which the Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian government is treated as an objective and honest broker (instead of the ideological twin of Hamas), Hamas terrorists are called militants, activists or journalists, and Israelis are perversely demonized as warmongers who love death more than they love life.
It's old news... and given other options for front-page news, not even the most important news out there. There are many other big stories that are getting some ink, but way less attention than they deserve, particularly compared to the latest dustup along the Israel-Gaza border. For instance, you might not have heard about...
1. Four Americans charged with plot to join Al Qaeda. Again? Yawn.
Sure, this got reported. But it ought to be front-page news in most papers in...More >>