News Outlets Under Fire for October 7 Involvement

Honest Reporting
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Article Source: Honest Reporting

  • An investigation by the media watchdog group HonestReporting raised questions about whether Palestinian photojournalists had advance knowledge of the October 7 Hamas assault on southern Israel.
  • HonestReporting suggested that freelance photographers, whose work was used by major news organizations such as CNN, The New York Times, The Associated Press, and Reuters, might have known about the attack.
  • The news organizations issued statements denying any prior knowledge of the attack and severed ties with photographers involved in the controversy.
  • Israeli government Minister Benny Gantz warned that if the photojournalists had known about the attack and chose to stand by, they “are no different than terrorists and should be treated as such.”
  • The controversy sparked concerns about the impact on journalists in conflict zones and led to accusations and warnings from the Israeli government and politicians.  Read More

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