Blatant anti-Israel bias like this is why NPR is referred to as ‘National Palestine Radio’ in my ‘hood.
Via Jerusalem Post:
In an article published on National Public Radio’s (NPR) website Monday, a map of the Middle East failed to include Israel, labeling Palestine in its place. The map was an illustration accompanying the article”What Are You Afraid Of In 2016? Globetrotters Share Their Fears.” The article referenced travelers’ fears of Islamic radicalization and extremism in the region.
Immediately following the publication, the website’s comment section was flooded with criticism from readers and journalists who questioned the online publication’s decision to use an illustration of this nature.
As a result of the abundance of complaints, NPR removed the photo and issued an apology stating, ” The map had a number of errors. The countries of Cyprus, Israel and Turkey were either not shown or not labeled; the label for “Palestine” should have read “Palestinian territories”; and Afghanistan and Pakistan were mistakenly included. NPR apologizes for these errors.”….
Breitbart: CNN Wipes Israel Off The Map