The New York Times defended an erroneous anti-Israel map and pro-Palestinian rhetoric used by one of its guest writers as “art” this week after readers pressured the corporate media outlet to explain how the article made it through the editing process.
In an opinion piece authored by a former adviser to the violent group Palestine Liberation Organization, which calls for the destruction of Israel, the Times used a factually inaccurate map of what it labeled as “Palestine” to assert that Jews have regularly endorsed “Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories and its highly discriminatory policies.”
“How do I explain to my 7-year-old son what being a Palestinian citizen of Israel means? What future can he look toward when the leaders of the government incite hatred against him?” says @dianabuttu. https://t.co/JXVbZPxxXW
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) May 25, 2021
Maps like this have been previously debunked numerous times. In 2015, MSNBC was forced to issue an apology for