Reuters Redefines Terrorist Attack

Reuters Redefines Terrorist Attack

March 24, 2011 15:13 by Simon Plosker

Nothing captures the media’s attention like a bomb in the heart of Jerusalem. At this time, one person was killed and over 30 wounded as a bomb detonated next to a busy bus stop near the city’s central bus station and international conference center.

Incredibly, Reuters included the following in its report:

Police said it was a “terrorist attack” — Israel’s term for a Palestinian strike. It was the first time Jerusalem had been hit by such a bomb since 2004.

We’ve long criticized Reuters for its refusal to call terror by its name.

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