MSM Whitewash Israel’s Assassination of Noted Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
by Stephen Lendman
US/Western MSM operate as press agents for wealth, power, privilege, imperial wars against invented enemies and nations free from US control.
They support US/Western crimes of war and against humanity, falsely blaming them on nations attacked and their leadership.
The same goes for supporting apartheid Israel, ignoring the worst of its crimes against defenseless Palestinian civilians.
It’s no surprise that they refused to condemn Israel’s targeted assassination of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
Reporting on her death Wednesday, the NYT practically absolved Israel, saying:
“(S)he was killed…by gunfire in the West Bank.”
“(S)hot in the head in the West Bank city of Jenin,” the Times quoted Israel’s IDF tweet, falsely saying:
“Palestinian armed gunfire” killed her — a bald-faced Big Lie.
Most of the Times’ report was biographical, including that she’ll be
“be buried on Friday in Jerusalem
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