One of the problems with the Qana stiry was the entire A/P and Rueters crew were made up of local people. In the middle East the local powers often dictate who can ccompany Western Jornalist as translators. In Lebanon this may be a prudent practice as Hezbollah has been known to kidnap people.
The problem is that we are in a new media war age. The use of photos out of context was a notable tactic from the Vietnam war. There is a famous picture of what appears to be a South Vietnamese General executing a civilian. The story ends up in the US papers but the fact was that the person executed was a communist terrorist who just killed a family. Welcome to the new age of media wars where at the drop of a hat self righteous types will blame Israel even after a series of hoaxes become evident.
The question is if Fatah controls who translates for Western Journalist are they dictating the coverage. Is there a similar arrangement betwen A/P and Hezbollah?