coverage

Why the flawed media coverage on Palestine?

As the Palestinian death toll continues to rise in the latest round of clashes in the occupied territories, it seems mainstream media continues to portray the Palestinians as the instigators of this violence. Yesterday, Israeli forces shot and killed two more Palestinians, following fourteen days of violence that have already[…]

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Name of ISIS girl not in public interest: MMA

Although public interest surrounding the Kenwyn teen who attempted to join the Islamic State (ISIS) has largely declined, the case has brought about concerns as to how much information the media should be allowed to divulge when reporting on stories involving children. The City Press has come under particular fire[…]

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AJ takes ISIS coverage to ombud

Al Jama-ah party leader, Ganief Hendricks has laid a complaint with the Press Ombudsman for the way in which media covered the story of a fifteen year old girl from Kenwyn who apparently attempted to leave the country and join ISIS in Syria this week. Hendricks suggested the media disregarded[…]

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