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Media coverage of the Middle Est conflict in Gaza has too often been slanted by omissions and bias reporting by media organizations.

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Carrie B. (311)
Monday July 21, 2014, 3:39 am
Unfortunately, the media bias is in favor of Israel.

Animae C. (508)
Monday July 21, 2014, 3:46 am
Thank you for adding your name to the fight against anti-Israel media bias.

Thanx Cal

David F. (14)
Monday July 21, 2014, 3:48 am
*brilliant* cartoon on GAZA: media (CNN, BBC) bias

David F. (14)
Monday July 21, 2014, 3:50 am
PS: pretty much exactly the same GAZA: media (CNN, BBC) bias here in .at in the mass-newspapres, of which i sampled again several this WE

Past Member (0)
Monday July 21, 2014, 4:00 am
That's not true at all Carrie. Some media organizations are in favour of Israel, others are in favour of Palestine. I admit I'm pro-Israel, but I'm not blind to the truth. Thanks Cal.

Past Member (0)
Monday July 21, 2014, 4:07 am
Thank you for adding your name to the fight against anti-Israel media bias.

Marianne R. (98)
Monday July 21, 2014, 5:35 am
Noted and siigned

Ben Oscarsito (291)
Monday July 21, 2014, 5:43 am

Nicole W. (654)
Monday July 21, 2014, 6:28 am
Thank you for adding your name to the fight against anti-Israel media bias.

Allen O. (206)
Monday July 21, 2014, 6:37 am
Signed and Noted - Thanks Cal

BarbSite Issues V. (210)
Monday July 21, 2014, 7:43 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

natasha on holidays (710)
Monday July 21, 2014, 7:48 am
Signed-thx Cal

Mary T. (354)
Monday July 21, 2014, 8:36 am
Thank you Cal - signed and noted

Giana Peranio-Paz (403)
Monday July 21, 2014, 9:06 am
Signed, of course, you are wrong Carrie, most of the media is anti Israel and shows all the terrible photos of the dead civilians in Gaza without really explaining what really is going on over there. Because we are the strong ones and they are the victims in this case, we get all the bad coverage. This isn't fair because the Israelies do their utmost not to target civilians.

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday July 21, 2014, 10:23 am
signed and noted thanks

Mandi T. (447)
Monday July 21, 2014, 12:38 pm

Henrik Thorsen (31)
Monday July 21, 2014, 1:14 pm

donald Baumgartner (6)
Monday July 21, 2014, 1:21 pm

Stan B. (124)
Monday July 21, 2014, 1:41 pm
Signed thanks Cal. I wonder why Israel is the only country on the planet that has to constantly defend it's right to protect its citizens.

Krista Slavin (211)
Monday July 21, 2014, 3:34 pm
Signed and noted

Ellen Kent (0)
Monday July 21, 2014, 3:41 pm

Joanne Dixon (37)
Monday July 21, 2014, 3:49 pm
Carrie and Giana, you are both my friends. I don't doubt that there is bias both ways in reporting on this conflict. It is a very hot button indeed, not only on site, but all over the world, and for a lot of reasons. It I also unfortunate that some in power on both sides are choosing to exploit people's feelings for political gain rather than trying to seek any kind of peaceful solution. I have faith that the will of the people is in favor of peace.

Carrie is right that the mainstream media in the US have historically been mindlessly pro Israel. and they are still clinging to that position. If we use the internet we can seek out stories written from the other side, but many do not, and those of us who do are not on the spot to evaluate. Giana, I don't know what news you are getting, but I am confident you are right in evaluating it.

Both sides have suffered and are suffering. It would help if we try not to demonize either side. Consistently accurate reporting would be a huge step in the right direction.

Autumn Away S. (151)
Monday July 21, 2014, 4:20 pm
Thank you for adding your name to the fight against anti-Israel media bias.

Past Member (0)
Monday July 21, 2014, 5:06 pm
Thank you, Cal! I signed this earlier today as soon as I got my copy.

Bias is a terrible thing in what is SUPPOSED to be reporting facts; omission is beyond belief. I've seen scenes, interviews, photographs, opinions, and news about Gaza day after day after day. I have yet to see ANYTHING about Israel.
CNN is the only network with the balls to say or do anything to discredit Hamas's lies.

Ashley heffner (446)
Monday July 21, 2014, 6:48 pm
Noted because Cal is my friend. Keeping my mouth shut on this one.

Lynn Squance (234)
Monday July 21, 2014, 6:59 pm
JD, you have said so well!

I am pro people, Israeli and Palestinian. The leaders play their games but the people suffer.

Monday July 21, 2014, 9:22 pm
N & S. Thanks Cal

Shirley S. (185)
Monday July 21, 2014, 10:24 pm
I am anti war anywhere on this earth. I did sign for TRUTH only.

Dogan Ɩzkan (2)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 1:01 am
noted and signed

cathie S. (154)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 1:36 am
Thank you for adding your name to the fight against anti-Israel media bias. thanks

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 1:38 am
The media has a lot to answer for.

Arild Warud (174)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 2:30 am
I will not sign anything pro Israel!!

Stan B. (124)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 2:50 am
Arild. So why bother commenting. Sling your hook. We don't need bigots like you.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 3:07 am
Agreed Stan! Thanks again Cal.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 3:22 am
I've flagged the bigot, and will continue to do so. Mind you, it doesn't seem that Care2 is paying any attention, but it's worth a try in my opinion.

Stella G. (429)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 3:32 am
Firmato. Sono contro tutte le guerre, ma questo non implica che io non ami la veritą.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 5:02 am
Arild Warud on your profile you state: "Causes: Freedom of Expression, Endangered Species, Animal Welfare, Be there for the awakening of man, Violence against Women, Human Rights, environment, Civil Rights "
Even though this is about Fair and Honest Media Coverage, you decide to TAKE A STAND.
No one that can state "I will not see the other side of an issue," is yet to awaken themselves.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 5:30 am
Pisces Rising, I personally prefer a bigot like Arild - someone who states who his is in a clear and unambiguous way, rather than a disturbing individual who posted a comment here. Now guess who that is. I think you know who.

. (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 7:44 am
Many stars....

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 8:54 am
The unrelenting viciousness of some people leads one to think that their shield of *moral outrage* is hiding something a bit more sinister....

Ralph F. (68)
Saturday July 26, 2014, 6:20 pm
One can criticize Israel without being anti-Jewish. In fact, I have several Jewish friends who do so regularly.
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