Tuesday, September 4, 2012

HP Bias in Pictures: The Settler

This morning on the HP, I was greeted by this dehumanizing picture to accompany a story:

The faceless, religious Jewish settler, a deliberate choice by the Huffington Post editors who always manage to find pictures of specific Palestinians to accompany Palestinian stories. Dehumanization is the goal of the Huffington Post whenever it comes to the settlers, and the comments section shows the goal was achieved:

But eventually the mask slipped and we saw that the problem with Israel (shockingly) isn't the settlements but Israel's existence:

All in all, just another day on the Huffington Post.

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