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November 20, 2014 11:07 am

Foreign Press Association Rejects Israeli Accusation Against Media of Providing Support for Terror With Inaccurate Reports

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CNN's initial report on the terrorist attack in the Jerusalem synagogue mislabeled the location as a mosque, implying that Jews had perpetrated violence against Arabs, when the reality is reversed. Photo: Screenshot from the Jerusalem Post.

Times of Israel – The Foreign Press Association on Wednesday dismissed accusations by a Foreign Ministry official that some media outlets were essentially supporting terror by inaccurately reporting on a Jerusalem terror attack Tuesday.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon raked the foreign press over the coals in a statement distributed to diplomatic reporters on Tuesday, saying, “Tendentious and false reports are designed to distort reality, to blacken the State of Israel and practically – though not always intentionally – they provide support to terror.”

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