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Waldheim Whitewash
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From a New York Times news article today about the Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal:

The book also shows that Mr. Wiesenthal came to the quiet and consistent aid of Kurt Waldheim, the former secretary general of the United Nations and president of Austria, when he was being accused by Jewish groups of having lied about his service in the German Army. The harshest suspicions of war crimes against Mr. Waldheim were never proved and Mr. Wiesenthal's role was largely as a behind-the-scenes consultant to his fellow Austrian.

This is all a strange way of putting it.

A Times obituary of Waldheim had it more accurately:

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Israel's Wealth Gap
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The New York Times has a front-page news article under the headline "Protests Force Israel to Confront Wealth Gap." It reports that "a handful of wealthy families" — "the Ofers, the Dankners, the Tshuvas, the Fishmans and others — account for the 10 biggest business groups in the country and together control some 30 percent of the economy." It goes on, "Although Israel's economy is strong, the data on wealth concentration, published by the Bank of Israel, are unsettling...the Bank of Israel study shows that while the United States, Britain and Germany have much less concentration of wealth than Israel, it is not so different from several other democracies. Based on the holdings of the 10 largest business families, Israel is in about the same situation as Switzerland, France and Belgium, and its wealth is far less concentrated than is the case in Sweden."

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More on Israel's 'Wealth Gap'
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That front-page New York Times article about 'Israel's Wealth Gap" was the topic of an earlier post here noting that "Infuriatingly, the Times article provides no link to the Bank of Israel study" it cited about the concentration of wealth in Israel. One of our Israel-based reader-community member-participant-content co-creator-watchdogs has now helpfully provided a link to the report, which is in Hebrew and was published in April 2008, or more than three years ago, which raises the question of why it's a matter of such urgency for either Israeli protesters or New York Times editors right now. There's also an English-language chart in this Bank of Israel report, on the page numbered 172, or 16 of the PDF.

It's also worth dissecting the following paragraph from the Times article:

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Sharon Obit
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The New York Times obituary of Ariel Sharon hits a few false notes.

The Times writes:

It was Mr. Sharon's visit, in September 2000, accompanied by hundreds of Israeli police officers, to the holy site in Jerusalem known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, that helped set off the riots that became the second Palestinian uprising.

This account is inaccurate. Former New York Times magazine contributing writer Jeffrey Goldberg, writing in Bloomberg View, describes that uprising as "allegedly, though not actually, triggered by an infamous Ariel Sharon walkabout atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem."

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More on Israel's 'Wealth Gap'
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That front-page New York Times article about 'Israel's Wealth Gap" was the topic of an earlier post here noting that "Infuriatingly, the Times article provides no link to the Bank of Israel study" it cited about the concentration of wealth in Israel. One of our Israel-based reader-community member-participant-content co-creator-watchdogs has now helpfully provided a link to the report, which is in Hebrew and was published in April 2008, or more than three years ago, which raises the question of why it's a matter of such urgency for either Israeli protesters or New York Times editors right now. There's also an English-language chart in this Bank of Israel report, on the page numbered 172, or 16 of the PDF.

It's also worth dissecting the following paragraph from the Times article:

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Israel's Wealth Gap
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The New York Times has a front-page news article under the headline "Protests Force Israel to Confront Wealth Gap." It reports that "a handful of wealthy families" — "the Ofers, the Dankners, the Tshuvas, the Fishmans and others — account for the 10 biggest business groups in the country and together control some 30 percent of the economy." It goes on, "Although Israel's economy is strong, the data on wealth concentration, published by the Bank of Israel, are unsettling...the Bank of Israel study shows that while the United States, Britain and Germany have much less concentration of wealth than Israel, it is not so different from several other democracies. Based on the holdings of the 10 largest business families, Israel is in about the same situation as Switzerland, France and Belgium, and its wealth is far less concentrated than is the case in Sweden."

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In New York Times, the "Blame Israel" Narrative Trumps Neutrality on Rafah Crossing
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When Israel and Egypt restrict access into and out of the Gaza Strip, it is described in the New York Times as an Israeli blockade. Egypt's responsibility for the closure is minimized as being nothing more than enforcement for Israel.

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Media Misreport on 1967 Ceasefire Lines
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After a policy speech in which Barack Obama said the "1967 lines" should be the basis of a future border between Israelis and Palestinians, major media organizations wrongly announced that the president referenced "1967 borders." The difference between the two terms — borders and lines — is extremely significant.

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The New York Times-J Street Axis
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Providing no information about the controversies surrounding J Street, bureau chief Ethan Bronner highlights the group's endorsement of Abbas's position that Israel should negotiate with a group sworn to its destruction while the US foots the bill.

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Hamas, the 'Two-State Solution' and the NY Times
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Update: The New York Times moves away from its irresponsible and insupportable references to Hamas having accepted a two-state solution.

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New York Times Plays Blame Game on Negotiations Impasse
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The Palestinian leadership insists it will not resume face-to-face negotiations until Israel complies with its preconditions, while their diplomats — with the help of some partisan writing in the New York Times news pages — cast Israel as responsible for the impasse.

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Questions for The New York Times
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The Times promotes radical groups and voices leveling distorted criticism at Israel, while continuing to omit genocidal rhetoric emanating from Arab and Muslim adversaries of the Jewish state. Will Arthur Brisbane, the new public editor, address the biases?

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New York Times Hypes Nonstory on Nonprofits
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Publishing a front-page story of almost 5000 words on contributions to US-based non-profits that focus on Israel, the New York Times sends a clear and false message to its readers: attention must be paid to the significant news we have uncovered.

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NYT's Bronner Smears Israel as Racist on MSNBC
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The New York Times' Jerusalem Bureau Chief cites — without evidence — Israeli bigotry as a cause of negative views of Barack Obama in a March 8 TV interview.

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NY Times Skews the News on Christian Decline in the Mideast
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A New York Times report on the Mideast's declining Christian population ignores key facts on Palestinian and Israeli Christians. First, Israel's Christian population is growing. Second, Palestinian Christians are emigrating largely as a result of Muslim persecution.

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The New York Times Skews the Story on Israeli Archeology
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The New York Times ignores Muslim efforts to politicize archeology and erase Jewish history while criticizing Israel for focusing its archeological development on Jewish heritage.

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Charges of IDF "Wanton Killing" Crumble
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The brigade commander of the unit linked to alleged "wanton killings" in Gaza launched his own investigation after hearing of the charges. He spoke with actual eyewitnesses who said that the alleged killings did not take place.

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Once More Through the Palestinian Filter
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The contrast between the headlines of The Washington Post's November 15 dispatch, As Israel-Hamas Clashes Continue, Gazans Face Crisis and The New York Times' same-day report Hamas Fires Rockets Into Israel couldn't be clearer. The continuing pro-Palestinian bias at the Post also could not be clearer.

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Propaganda Fit to Print at the New York Times
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The New York Times' Ethan Bronner trumpets claims by Peace Now despite the fact that Peace Now's prior charges, about land ownership, were wildly off target. Can it be that inaccuracy is of little concern at the newspaper of record?

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The New York Times's Fulbright Campaign (Cont)
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-->The New York Times continues a veritable campaign on behalf of Palestinian Fulbright winners living in Gaza, charging the United States has once again reneged on providing three of them visas. Omitted is key information about the students' affiliation with the Islamic University of Gaza, a Hamas stronghold.

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The Silence of the New York Times
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The New York Times' faulty news judgement has struck again – front page coverage of the seven Palestinian students in Gaza who were temporarily denied their Fulbright scholarships, but none of a major French court decision in the famed Muhammad al Dura case. The court decided in favor of a critic's right to charge the event was a hoax.

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Waldheim Whitewash
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From a New York Times news article today about the Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal:

The book also shows that Mr. Wiesenthal came to the quiet and consistent aid of Kurt Waldheim, the former secretary general of the United Nations and president of Austria, when he was being accused by Jewish groups of having lied about his service in the German Army. The harshest suspicions of war crimes against Mr. Waldheim were never proved and Mr. Wiesenthal's role was largely as a behind-the-scenes consultant to his fellow Austrian.

This is all a strange way of putting it.

A Times obituary of Waldheim had it more accurately:

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