Posts tagged israel lobby
from NYT: Time to Break the Silence on Palestine

Martin Luther King Jr. ‘s allies urged him to remain silent about the Vietnam War, but he could not, so compelling was the tragedy. When he courageously spoke out, he was vilified for opposing the widespread pro-war sentiment.

Today we recognize MLK as a visionary. It’s risky to go against the tide, but our integrity must override our fear of rejection.

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Study finds 50-year history of anti-Palestinian bias in mainstream news reporting

by Kathryn Shihadah, If Americans Knew

A study of 50 years of headlines in 5 top newspapers finds that media coverage of Israel-Palestine favors Israel by providing more overall coverage, more positive coverage, and greater access to Israeli voices than to Palestinian ones. Much of this can be attributed to pressure from the pro-Israel lobby.

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