Tag: media distortion

Child Marriages in the USA, not a “Muslim Problem”. | loonwatch.com

How often have we heard Andrew Bolt refer to it as a Muslim problem?

“They are for child marriages”. Who has not heard that myth about Islam and Muslims? But what about the USA? There are states in the USA that allow marriages of children aged 12,13 or 14, and has done so since the 1700s and 1800s. And guess what? It is mainly a “Christian” problem.

Child Marriages in the USA, not a “Muslim Problem”. | loonwatch.com

Flinders Street attack: Media and Twits pull the terrorism trigger

The past 24 hours have been quite something. Bigots, fascists, righ wing commentators, some in the media, first reporting it as terrorism, then demanding we all call it terrorism even though it isn’t. They want blood, they want mayhem, they’re aching for it.

via Flinders Street attack: Media and Twits pull the terrorism trigger

Palestinian woman shot dead in Jerusalem’s Old City | Her son was shot dead months earlier| Andrew Bolt’s Complaint

Israeli police killed Siham al-Nimir months after “accidental” slaying of her son.

Source: Palestinian woman shot dead in Jerusalem’s Old City | The Electronic Intifada

We need to be a lot more careful with headlines that tell the wrong story by telling half the story.

Andrew Bolt Australia declares media distortion. He’s right police shot her son a month before and he omits that. altogether

 

India v Australia: VVS Laxman slams Steve Smith for mocking Virat Kohli based on optical illusion – Sport – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

TV still of Steve Smith celebrating in front of Virat Kohli

VVS Laxman references the death of Phillip Hughes in a scathing and ill-informed critique of Australia’s conduct, saying the visitors defied the spirit of cricket in Ranchi.

Source: India v Australia: VVS Laxman slams Steve Smith for mocking Virat Kohli based on optical illusion – Sport – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)