Thursday, August 25, 2016

Surprise? Reuters Headline Describes Palestinian Attacker As "Driver"

...The disappearance of the post might seem strange. But then again, it sure would look bad if Baker's own bureau repeatedly publishes headlines of the type that he himself said were "horrible." And it does look bad. But might look equally bad for a journalist to surreptitiously delete his own tweets.

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The Israeli army today reported that a Palestinian attacker was killed after he stabbed a soldier.

But a Reuters headline about the attack suggests the man was killed while doing no more than driving his car: "Israeli soldier shoots dead Palestinian driver in West Bank: army."

By contrast, here's how Reuters described an incident in Belgium earlier this month in which an attacker was killed after slashing police officers:

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