All three major cable news networks largely ignored a police raid at one of the world’s oldest and most politically significant mosques | Media Matters for America

MSNBC CNN Fox News on Al-Aqsa mosque

Western Media’s Ethnocentric focus boosts Israel

The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem was raided last month by Israeli security forces following weeks of simmering tensions between the police, right-wing Israelis, and Palestinian protesters. Despite the timing of the raid — during the holy month of Ramadan — and the significance of the mosque in Islam, U.S. cable news largely ignored the incident in the days following the raid, mentioning it only 12 times in weekday coverage from May 10-14.

Source: All three major cable news networks largely ignored a police raid at one of the world’s oldest and most politically significant mosques | Media Matters for America

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