Thursday, December 13, 2012

Some Further Contrasting Headlines

As we mentioned before, when it comes to the ongoing graffiti war in Israel and the West Bank, the Huffington Post loves to editorialize in its headlines. Let's take the latest example, found in the "Religion" section:

Okay, now let's contrast it to a synagogue being vandalized in Israel back in June:

Now let's go to synagogue vandalism in America back in March:

The video wasn't working for me, but maybe it will for you. Here's one more example, also from Chicago:

So you may notice: in only one of these examples does the headline contain an accusation about who might have committed the crime, and in only one of these examples is there a picture of the damage.

Is that a coincidence? Or bias?

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