Balance your reporting on the Cease-Fire!
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org August 14, 2006
This morning Sky repeatedly reported that Israel continued to bomb Lebanon until the last moment before the cease fire came into effect. Not a word was said about the missiles fired by Hezbollah into Israel until the last moment.
Were your reporters unaware that 246 deadly missiles were fired by Hezbollah into Israel yesterday (Sunday), the highest one-day total since the start of the war; or did Sky deliberately avoid mentioning this highly relevant news item?
For your information, eight of the rockets were long-range missiles. One person was killed and nearly 150 required medical treatment. Many houses were badly damaged. The lone fatality was an Israeli Christian Arab, Madi Hiyat, 83.