Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Even a NYT Movie Review Turns Into a Slam-Dunk Case of Anti-Israel Bias - by Ira Stoll

...Only the New York Times manages somehow to detect, in an innocuous film about a basketball team, an Israeli stealth propaganda initiative worthy of vigorous denunciation. As an example of press bias, this one is a slam dunk.

Ira Stoll..
12 December '16..

How ridiculously biased against Israel is the New York Times?

How about this for an answer: The newspaper manages to sneak some Israel-bashing into even a 250-word review of a movie about a 1977 Israeli basketball team.

The Times faults the movie, “On the Map,” for being too pro-Israel: “This is an almost relentlessly partisan portrait: Not one player or coach from a team that opposed the Maccabi is interviewed.”

If anyone is relentlessly partisan here, it is the New York Times, which can’t even manage to review a movie about an Israeli sports team without complaining that the other side doesn’t get a voice.

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More of Ira Stoll’s media critique, a regular Algemeiner feature, can be found here.

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