Journalists are people too – no, really – so of course they have opinions. But there are opinions and then there are OPINIONS. I frequently have OPINIONS. But I’m not foreign editor for National Public Radio. Loren Jenkins is.
Read the account by CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Mideast Reporting in America) of Jenkins’s comments at an Aspen, Colorado event on February 17, 2009 and you’ll understand why many people object to bias in NPR’s coverage of the Palestinian-Israeli conlict.