Media Exaggering War Horrors
Horror stories of Hamas’ incursion into Israel have been widely exaggerated by the media, and even the White House.
Anti-Disinformation says that initial media reports on the ground revealed that babies and toddlers taken by Hamas had their throats slit, some even decapitated. The stories spread like wildfire and were eventually picked up by Israeli officials and the White House in an address by Joe Biden.
The media and other officials later sourced soldiers on the ground for their information, but the beheadings and other atrocities were never really confirmed. In an abrupt about-face, the White House retracted its statement. Here’s more.