Back In 1984, Professor Edward Saidalong with American-Palestinian academics issued an argument that Palestinians are denied
“permission to narrate”.
As an indication of the repression policies of the main stream media back thin against the Palestinian voices and their viewpoint of narrative for their side of the story.
While recently decades after Said's argument, the same issue was relaunched and proven once again by Maha Nassar who investigated the lack of Palestinian voices in the American mainstream media Newspapers for the past 50-years period.
To spot the light with what she found on The history of media bias in reporting the Palestinian-Israeli case which was shown clearly in the thousands of opinion pieces that were published in this context and among them in the Americans main newspapers .017% of were written by Palestinians or in the side of the Palestinian point of view.
but before we dive in this area..
let us go back a few years back first in to the beginning of Social media era..
when this platforms managed to break lots of limits and Restrictions that the previous traditional Media has in most of the world.
to Become a lifeline for many peoples and groups around the world who used it to raise awareness about their causes.
also to be used as a key mean of revolution and breaking restrictions and highlighting ignored and underrated issues, insurgency and expressing opinions more freely.
and as a result for all of the above this new tool considered by the Palestinians in the past few years as a key platform and an important method to use towards rising awareness about their struggles globally.
These violations and acts have all been documented and monitored during the past period to reach some of the results indicated by these acts as the following:
The escalation in these violations comes with the increase in interest in publishing about the Palestinian cause through the internet, which notices an increase in interest in it in a fluctuating but gradual manner during the last five years at least.
This last number is considered one of the highest numbers of digital violations against Palestinian content for the past years, which came with the recent events that took place in all of palestine, which were accompanied by a wave of huge digital content about what was happening in Jerusalem, Gaza, and recently in Beta.
Palestinians’ struggle to secure their digital rights is crucial in the face of mainstream media spin and collaboration of social media platforms with Israel to stifle their voices.and These procedures were varied between different platforms and in different methods, as some of the following examples shows: