How Israel killed an Palestinian-American journalist, then spun her death

By | May 14, 2022

 

After Israeli forces killed Shireen Abu Akleh’s, Israel started a “PR blitz” to manipulate mainstream media coverage of the shooting. Headlines changed in a matter of hours, as Israel first blamed Palestinians and then tried walked back the claim. But that was exactly what Israel wanted.

Dena Takruri explores how the Western news media covers Israel’s wrongdoings, as well as her personal relationship to her Al Jazeera colleague Shireen Abu Akleh.

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