This qualifies as the lowest common denominator in news. It provides no useful information and only serves to scare people of crimes--the kinds of crime they are least likely to be victimized by.
9 things the American media isn't telling you about Israel/Palestine
Throughout Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, which began on July 8, it has become increasingly clear that the U.S. media is biased against Palestinians, using selective coverage, skewed opinion, and false balance to offer implicit support to Israel's stance. Alastair Sloan outlines nine things that the American press is not telling you.