Why Did 60 Minutes Deceive Its Viewers?

The Gatestone Institute: Palestinian Christians, like other religious and ethnic minorities in the Middle East, are the target of mistreatment, harassment and in some instances, violent oppression at the hands of their Muslim neighbors. Nevertheless, much of the media coverage about Palestinian Christians downplays Muslim hostility toward this community and falsely portrays Israel as the…

Churches Silent in Face of Islamic Persecution of Palestinian Christians

Instead of blaming Israel, this is far more honest and responsible reporting: Op-ed: World, churches silent in face of Islamic persecution of Palestinian Christians. Veteran CBS News anchor Bob Simon just reported on the Palestinian Christians, indicting Israel’s “occupation” as responsible for their dramatic disappearance. The 60 Minutes story caused Israel tremendous PR damage. Yet largely…

CBS Piece on Christians’ Plight in Middle East — in Israel?

In the Washington Post: On Sunday, “60 Minutes” aired a report on the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Was it on the Copts in Egypt? The destruction of Christian communities in Arab lands? Syrian Christians living in Bashar al-Assad’s slaughterhouse? Oh no. This was about Israel. As host Bob Simon put it, with…