• @DreamerOP
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    3 months ago

    The pasta ban might seem unnecessary at a glance, but it is entirely plausible that Israel harbors legitimate fears of Palestinian Khamas militants using pasta in rituals to summon the Flying Spaghetti Monster which would then wreak havoc on the Democratic nation of Israel. There’s two-sides folks. . . two-sides!

    • Tarte
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      The „ban on pasta“ (lifted in 2010) was not about pasta but about all imports. It’s weird to single out pasta. After Hamas took over Gaza Egypt and Israel closed all borders, arguing that trading with terrorists would be recognition of their illegal rule over lands that belong to Palestine. Soon after exceptions for fuel, food, medicine, household items etc. were made in multiple steps (including Pasta).

    • @Keeponstalin@lemmy.world
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      173 months ago

      Everything has bias, and it’s important to be aware of that. What’s more important is the substance of what’s being reported. It’s good to look for other independent reporting and cross reference multiple sources when available

      In an opinion piece like this, I’d look at the sources cited within the article and also look for other sources to cross reference

    • @ISOmorph@feddit.de
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      153 months ago

      Who isn’t unbiased nowadays tho. Every news agency seems to have some agenda or at least tendencies

      • TigrisMorte
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        43 months ago

        All corpo media is reflective of the biases desired to be displayed by the owners/the owners agents. Always has been.

      • @DeathsEmbrace
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        Look at the naming and phrasing convention and you will never not see bias. It’s really hard to stay objective especially when clickbait keeps your home on.