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Improved Media Teminology Required

By Yisrael Medad
11/3/2007, 12:00 AM

The Jerusalem Post is reporting that Israel's air force bombed a Hamas "outpost".

I see a problem here.

New neighborhoods of the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria are usually called "outposts" in the media.  I, for one, refer to them as "outlying neighborhoods".

But if the JPost is going to continue to call Hamas military locations as "positions" that's all right by me - by the way, Haaretz terms the site  bombed as a "police position" (?!? "police", aw come on), - then the term "outposts" referring to places were Jewish revenant civilians reside needs to be changed.

Watch your language!