Is Islamic Terrorism a Motive?

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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If the Tsarnaevs were named Bob and Bill White and had playlists full of Neo-Nazi videos, the media would not spend the next month cautioning us not to jump to conclusions.

Media Still Wondering What Possible Motive Muslim Terrorists Could Have for Killing Americans

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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“Why would Chechen refugees harbor such anger against the United States that they’d want to carry out a terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon?” Politico asks.

The Media’s Double Standard on Jumping to Conclusions

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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There is a Saudi student in custody and being questioned. There is a search out for another foreign man with dark skin and an accent. 364 Ocean Avenue, the building searched by police, appears to have a sizable number of Muslim tenants.

Media Belatedly Mentions that Gunman Who Opened Fire in a Church on Easter Left Behind a Koran

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Let’s lay out a hypothetical scenario. An American walks into a mosque during Ramadan, opens fire while quoting Bible passages and then leaves behind a Bible.

Dan Rather Blames Internet Media Which Caught Him Lying for Decline in Journalism

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The media killed its own credibility when it went from inserting bias into legitimate coverage to turning its bias into the coverage.

Brits Retaliate Against Petition to Deport Piers Morgan, With Petition to Keep Him Out of Britain

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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At this rate there is a real risk of Piers Morgan becoming a man without a country. In response to the petition to deport Piers Morgan, now up to 71,000 signatures, inspired by Top Gear Host Jeremy Clarkson, the Brits have unveiled a petition not to send him back to the UK.

Newtown Residents on Media: “Some of these People Just Don’t Have a Soul”

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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The parents of a little boy who darted past the shooter just before his teacher and classmates were slaughtered put up a sign asking people not to ring their doorbell, CNN reported. Every time it rang, they said, their six-year-old son thought the gunman had found him.

No Room for Pro-Israel Views at The Guardian

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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I would say that The Guardian is the UK newspaper most hostile to the Jewish State, but there’s always The Independent. I would say that The Independent is the UK newspaper most hostile to the Jewish Stare, but there’s always that Al Qaeda magazine that the faithful pass around the mosque while waiting for the latest Jihadi sermon about the battle to liberate Afghanistan, Syria and Spain.

Washington Post Ombudsman Calls Rocket Attacks on Israel a “Bee Sting”

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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When a shooter opens fire in a mall, no media outlet reports that his killing spree was not a big deal because most of the rounds never hit anyone. The focus is on the hits that happen. Not the hits that doesn’t. The amount of total shots fired is completely irrelevant, except from a statistical point of view.

Islamic Jihad Leaders Caught Using Reporters as Human Shields

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Media organizations complain about Israeli air strikes, but they make no effort to put distance between themselves and Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorist operations during a war. If reporters voluntarily choose to act as human shields for Hamas and Islamic Jihad, what exactly does that say about their agenda?