Tag: Israel-Hamas War

Pro-Palestinian Groups Call Birmingham Council’s Ceasefire Resolution ‘Lukewarm’

The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza after months of lobbying from local pro-Palestinian groups. In a joint statement released Wednesday, four of those groups called the measure “lukewarm,” saying it failed to add important context about the bloodshed in that region. Read more.

Atrocities in Israel Cause News Media to Show More of Horrifying Truth

With social media showing so much ghastly video from the Hamas terrorism in Israel in the past week, the news media certainly don’t serve as the gatekeeper for what the public can see. But news organizations still reach a lot of people who won’t go hunting for content on social media, so their decisions of how graphically to depict awful events still matter.

What I’ve seen lately are news media that believe the realities in Israel and in the Gaza Strip demand pushing, but still not ripping, the envelope of traditional bounds. Read more.