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When it comes to media reporting on Israel-Palestine, there is nowhere to hide

By Annabelle Lukin, Associate Professor in Linguistics, Macquarie University
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As lethal violence kills ordinary people in Gaza and Israel, news outlets across the globe are constructing versions of events that will keep eyeballs on their content.

After all, war is the most compelling news story of all. And given many people who care about this situation have no direct experience of it, they depend on media reports to form a view.

But when reporting on something as terrible as political violence, journalists face an impossible choice.


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