Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Independent and Ben White: Alternative Facts, Half-truths and Outright Fabrications

...In an age of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” The Independent has stooped to some of the worst breaches of journalistic ethics: doing a disservice to its readers, and giving an undeserved platform to a hateful, agenda driven collection of half-truths and outright fabrications.

Daniel Pomerantz..
Honest Reporting..
01 February '17..

The famous Senator, the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan, once said, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.”

And yet, anti-Israel activist Ben White deliberately distorts facts and creates his own alternative facts in his op-ed in The Independent, “Shocked by Donald Trump’s ‘travel ban’? Israel has had a similar policy for decades.”

Using Trump’s name to create unrelated drama, White launches into a diatribe of fake “facts” about Israel.

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