Stelter on Hamas Using Journalists as Human Shields: 'Incredible if True'

Alex Christy | May 19, 2021
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[See NewsBusters for more.] During a Wednesday segment on CNN Newsroom on the latest developments surrounding the recently bombed building in Gaza that housed the Associated Press and Al Jazeera, Brian Stelter declared that it would be "incredible if true" if Hamas did indeed attempt to use journalists as human shields.

Host Jim Sciutto apparently thought that Stelter was the man to go to for analysis of military operations, "Brian, in effect, it becomes a rules of engagement kind of issue, right? They literally blew up the entire building and collapsed it and I've been in these buildings in Gaza before. You have multiple news outlets often there. The question is, was there an alternative right? If it’s an electronic issue, could you have targeted that office, that line rather than blowing up the whole building?"

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