Major media missteps during the Israel-Hamas conflict raise new concerns about biases and inaccuracies in once-trusted sources. Even staunch defenders of the mainstream media have started to openly criticize the rush to judgment and reliance upon shady sources in the race to be first on "breaking news."
The lawsuit by left-leaning Consortium News comes after calls last week from Elon Musk for NewsGuard to be disbanded, conservatives claim biased ratings from company. (CORRECTION: Added citation to Perry statement, added Perry's date of death)
New York Times admits to relying 'too heavily on claims by Hamas' about misfired rocket and hospital
The Times has been heavily criticized for its coverage of the Hamas war against Israel.