"Ottawa Citizen did not cover the November 25 pro-Palestine protest on Parliament Hill, the biggest pro-Palestine rally that gathered 100 000 people."
Poor coverage - Media outlet to be critiqued
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Title of Piece: Christopher Nardi: "'Please let our son’s sacrifice not be in vain': Mother of slain Jewish Montrealer says at pro-Israel rally"
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Please help us challenge Ottawa Citizen for its double standard when covering pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protests around the country.
- Ottawa Citizen did not cover the November 25 pro-Palestine protest on Parliament Hill, the biggest pro-Palestine rally that gathered 100 000 people.
- Contrarily, it published two articles about the smaller December 4 pro-Israel rally. This is a clear bias since these protests hold similar significance for both groups.
- The article doesn’t mention anything about Israel’s bombardment campaign since October 7: the number of Palestinians killed, and the damages it inflicted on Gaza. This piece of context is necessary to give a full picture of the situation and understand the protests on both sides. In their coverage of pro-Palestine rallies, they always mention Israeli casualties.
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