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Falling for Hamas’s
media manipulation

The Washington Post, by Michael Oren

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Posted By:draggingtree, 11/29/2012 11:52:03 AM

Michael Oren is Israel’s ambassador to the United States. What makes better headlines? Is it numbing figures such as the 8,000 Palestinian rockets fired at Israel since it unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in 2005, and the 42.5?percent of Israeli children living near the Gaza border who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder? Or is it high-resolution images of bombed-out buildings in Gaza and emotional stories of bereaved Palestinians? The last, obviously, as demonstrated by much of the media coverage of Israel’s recent operation against Hamas. But that answer raises a more fundamental question: Which stories best serve the terrorists’ interest?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/29/2012 12:37:56 PM     (No. 9039543)

What ?

The media siding with the belligerent Islamo-Fascists over the peaceful and productive Israelis ?

So it isn´t so !

That would be.....unfair !

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Reply 2 - Posted by: veritas, 11/29/2012 2:29:09 PM     (No. 9039752)

There´s a difference between being manipulated [which usually doesn´t take 10-20-30 years to discover and correct] and being a willing tool.

Or even, one might say, a willing accomplice in at least a few cases?

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