CNN’s Convenient Oversight:Israel’s desire for Peace

8g32_cnn_logoI have not been one to complain about CNN over the years, but to make a headline, “Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue”, is a transparent attempt at avoiding the truth.  Hamas did not accept the cease-fire, Israel did.

http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/15/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.html?hpt=hp_inthenews

To keep this critical fact out of its headline and only dance around what is the most important news surrounding the cease-fire effort indicates that in reporting today’s events, CNN put a distorted concept of objectivity ahead of credibility.  To report that one party wants the violence more than the other is not biased journalism if it is based on actual statements by both parties.  CNN executives know this and should demand that their reports have a journalistic integrity that is clearly lacking here.

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