On Monday, as part of a report about the latest violence in the Middle East, LA Times Jerusalem bureau chief Edmund Sanders wrote the following:

Among the dead was Ramez Harb, a Palestinian journalist. Israel said he was a legitimate target because he served in the information department of Islamic Jihad.

On Tuesday, a blogger for Boston-based watchdog the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) challenged the designation of the victim as a “journalist:”

The Los Angeles Times does it again. Last month it transformed a slain Hamas gunman into a “Palestinian man.” Today Sanders transforms a slain top Islamic Jihad commander into “a Palestinian journalist…”

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