The Common Good
December 2009

Covering Palestine

by Barbara Diefes | December 2009

[Regarding Robert Hirschfield’s “Peering Through the Wall” (November 2009)]: Nothing could illustrate more plainly the bias of U.S. reporting of the Israeli/Palestinian ...

[Regarding Robert Hirschfield’s “Peering Through the Wall” (November 2009)]: Nothing could illustrate more plainly the bias of U.S. reporting of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Over many years, I have been dismayed at the way the interests of Israel dominate reporting in the U.S. press. No people would accept without protest losing the lands that were held by their families for centuries. The suffering of the Palestinian people should receive the attention it deserves in commentary regarding any possible resolution of this conflict.

Barbara Diefes, Lilburn, Georgia

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