Israel’s Disinformation Handbook: Delay, Deflect, Deny | Media

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Israel is backing away from its media manipulation tactics after the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh captured global attention. Moreover, Putin against Zelenskyy; the game of optics.

Israel’s denial and misinformation regarding the murder of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh came as no surprise to Palestinians familiar with Israel’s playbook – the one it uses to hijack, delay and avoid rendering accounts. This has the effect of muddying the waters, of obscuring what, to those on the ground, is perfectly clear: that Israel systematically targets Palestinian journalists for doing their job.

Shourideh Molavi – Palestinian-Israeli researcher, Forensic Architecture
Omar Shakir – Israel and Palestine Director, Human Rights Watch
Joshua Leifer – Editor-in-Chief, Jewish Currents

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