Is the New York Times losing its credibility on Israel-Palestine?

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In December 2023, the New York Times published an explosive article – now widely discredited – that detailed Hamas’ agenda to weaponise rape and sexual violence on 7 October.

This video reveals the controversies surrounding the article along with the broader issue of Western media outlets’ pro-Israeli and anti-Palestinian bias.

Lead contributors:

  • Ali Abunimah, director, Electronic Intifada
  • Chris Hedges, former Middle East Bureau chief, the New York Times
  • Yumna Patel, Palestine news director, Mondoweiss

On our radar:

The reaction to a speech by filmmakers Yuval Abraham and Basel Adra, after they won an award at the Berlinale film festival, has become the latest example of Germany’s toxic debate on Gaza.

Meenakshi Ravi reports.

Genocide in Gaza through the eyes of Israeli soldiers

For months, Israeli soldiers in Gaza have been documenting their own war crimes against Palestinians and sharing them on social media.

The Listening Post collected and reviewed hundreds of items. It asked three experts on human rights and torture to examine the material.


Basil Farraj, assistant professor, Birzeit University
Lisa Hajjar, professor of sociology, University of California Santa Barbara
Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director, Democracy for the Arab World Now (Dawn)

Producers: Tariq Nafi and Elettra Scrivo

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