Attempted Objectivity

  title={Attempted Objectivity},
  author={Matt Viser},
  journal={The International Journal of Press/Politics},
  pages={114 - 120}
  • Matt Viser
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • The International Journal of Press/Politics
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict involves groups adamantly opposed to one another, and both sides have claimed that the media are biased in favor of the other side. Although studies have explored this issue, many of them have relied on subjective measures. This study explores the biases, pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian, by looking at quantitative indicators of news coverage in the New York Times and Ha'aretz. Several time periods were examined (1987-88, 2000-01, and post-September 11, 2001… Expand
War Journalism and the Israel/Palestine Zero-Index Shift Hypothesis