The news coverage of the same statement given by an Israeli captive, has resulted in multiple contradicting headlines by different media outlets across the world
How did the world cover it? and how well does the coverage reflect the full statement?
There were two headlines in the English media, the first “I went through hell” and the second “They were very friendly”. A report by Misbar gave context and analyzed each channel. But as a start here’s what major news agencies tweeted on the matter:
Meanwhile other agencies tweeted:
"Each person had a guard watching him or her. They took care of all the needs. They talked about all kinds of things, they were very friendly."— Sky News (@SkyNews) October 24, 2023
Yocheved Lifshitz details what it was like while being held hostage by Hamas.
📺 Sky 501 and YouTube pic.twitter.com/lSs5io56uH
Yocheved Livschitz, an elderly Israeli woman who was released yesterday from Hamas custody in Gaza: "They treated us with respect, provided us with medicine, took care of our hygiene, and brought doctors to examine us. They were very friendly." pic.twitter.com/5eVLZmKhMu— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) October 24, 2023