Reuters, Jews, and Words

A colleague of mine fisked a recent Reuters piece, focusing on their peculiar, consistent word choices.  I think he is right on the money on two scores:  First, that organizations have style guides, and you can judge the guidance by closely reading the results, such as the article below.  Second, Reuters has a Jew problem. The Reuters piece is reproduced below in order to support an inline critique.  I assert that this is Fair Use. The bracketed annotations are my colleague’s.  Everything below is either from the original article or those notes in brackets. Ancient tablets reveal life of Jews in Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon By Luke Baker JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A new exhibition of ancient clay tablets discovered in modern-day Iraq is shedding light for the first time on… Continue reading