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NY Times Mischaracterizes Conversations Between Egyptian Intelligence and Media
The New York Times was wrong to claim an Egyptian intelligence officer urged the media not to condemn U.S. recognition of Israel's capital. It was wrong to suddenly change its characterization of Ramallah from a lively city to a dreary town. And it was wrong to ignore anti-Semitism by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.
  
 
 

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CNN Sanitizes Mahmoud Abbas' Speech, Expunges Antisemitic Statements
January 17, 2018
CNN completely whitewashed Mahmoud Abbas' dramatic policy speech, entirely skipping over the Palestinian Authority President's hateful and false statements about Jews as well as his call to arms.
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CBS Fake News Segment Conflates Israelís Security Barrier With Infamous Berlin Wall
January 15, 2018
The segment took a swipe at Israel’s security barrier as part of a thinly veiled swipe at the U.S. government plan to significantly upgrade the security barrier at the border with Mexico. CAMERA’s complaint fell on deaf ears at the eyeball network.
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Novelist Nicholas Blincoe's Bethlehem Fiction in National Geographic
January 15, 2018
National Geographic's lengthy interview with novelist Nicholas Blincoe, was edited for length and clarity, but not accuracy. Among Blincoe's are the false claim that Bethlehem is a main source of water for Israel, that no tourists visited for a decade, and that Israel wiped out Palestinian cities.  
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For Second Time, Haaretz English Edition Corrects on Abu Thuraya's Leg Injury
January 14, 2018
For the second time, CAMERA prompts correction of Haaretz English edition coverage of Ibrahim Abu Thuraya. While an Amira Hass Op-Ed in English misled about how the double amputee lost his legs, the same Op-Ed in Hebrew did not.
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CAMERA Op-Ed: An Overlooked Legacy of Arab Rejectionism
January 10, 2018

While the media fixates on embassy locations, it routinely ignores the long history of Arab rejectionism of a Jewish state in the Jewish people's ancestral homeland, CAMERA notes in The Washington Jewish Week.

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Los Angeles Times Errs on International Law, Israeli Entry Law
January 9, 2018
In her Los Angeles Times article about a Strategic Affairs Ministry list of 20 pro-BDS organizations whose key activists will be denied entry into Israel, Noga Tarnopolsky errs regarding international and Israeli law, including the entry law in question.
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The New York Times' Sanitized Profile of UNRWA
January 9, 2018
"What is Unrwa?" asks The Times profile which obscures more than its enlightens about the U.N. agency tasked with caring for Palestinian refugees. Its disproportionate staff size, its unique definition for refugee, its political activism, its teachers' antisemitism and incitement are just some of the ignored issues.
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The New Yorker Can't Get the Facts Right on Jerusalem
January 7, 2018
Raja Shehadeh's "Letter from Ramallah" is filled with misrep- resentations that don't belong in a respected publication like The New Yorker – even in an opinion piece.
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The Washington Post Whitewashes UNRWA
January 5, 2018

In a lengthy report, The Washington Post acts as a stenographer for UNRWA and terrorist supporting Palestinian officials.

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AP, DPA and Haaretz Correct Captions on Ibrahim Abu Thuraya
January 3, 2018
CAMERA prompts corrections at AP, DPA and Haaretz's English edition, where captions stated as fact that Israel was responsible for Ibrahim Abu Thuraya's death, despite unclear circumstances. The captions also wrongly said he lost his legs in an Israeli bombing.
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CAMERA Op-Ed: World Media Silent as Mahmoud Abbas — Israelís ĎPeace Partnerí — Undermines Talks
January 3, 2018

The President of the Palestinian Authority (PA), Mahmoud Abbas, gives a deeply anti-Semitic speech before an audience of terror financiers and war criminals. The media, amid filing dozens of reports on the future of the "peace process," chooses to ignore it. Or worse still, they selectively edit his remarks.

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Israel Hayom Corrects: Israeli Journalist Ben Caspit Didn't Call for 'Retaliation' Against Tamimi Family
January 1, 2018
CAMERA prompts correction of a Israel Hayom article which falsely stated that Israeli journalist Ben Caspit called for retaliation against the Tamimi family, after cousins Ahed and Nour were recently filmed repeatedly striking an Israeli soldier.
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New York Times: Lebanon Is Only Possible Exception in LGBT Intolerant Region
December 31, 2017

CAMERA prompts correction of a New York Times article which identified Lebanon as the possible "one exception" in a region intolerant towards its gay, lesbian and transgender citizens. The article had completely overlooked Israel, the Middle Eastern country with the best GLBT record by far.

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C-SPAN Teams Up With Muslim Council To Defame America and Israel
December 31, 2017
C-SPAN aired a December 2017 event propagandizing against America and Israel. It was a Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) event staged mainly for C-SPAN’s millions of viewers.
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Newsweek Corrects: Tel Aviv Not Capital of Israel and Trump Didn't "Name" Jerusalem
December 28, 2017
CAMERA prompted two corrections of a Newsweek online video about the global impact of President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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New York Times Advocates in Report on UN Jerusalem Vote
December 21, 2017
The outcome of the General Assembly vote about Jerusalem was predictable, if not surprisingly lacking the number of supporters pro-Palestinian votes tend to attract. But to the New York Times, it was astounding.
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Haaretz Corrects About Judaism's Holiest Site
December 19, 2017
CAMERA today prompts correction of an Haaretz article wrongly identified the Western Wall as "Judaism's holiest site." (That distinction belongs to the Temple Mount.) Another "Haaretz, Lost in Translation," the error had appeared only in the paper's English edition.
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Times of Israel Corrects: Gaza Home Hit by Rocket Not Egyptian-Owned
December 19, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of a Times of Israel article which, due to a mistranslation, erroneously stated that a Bet Hanoun home hit by a Gaza rocket belongs to an Egyptian family.
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C-SPAN in 2017: Routinely Airing Defamation of Israel and the Jewish People
December 16, 2017
C-SPAN “public service” network routinely airs anti-Jewish, anti-Israel defamation in its three-hour daily call-in show and in certain other programs. Its 2018 resolutions should include a commitment to remedying this problem.
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German State Broadcaster Uses Jerusalem News to Slam Israel
December 15, 2017
Although Deutsche Welle corrected several errors after communication from CAMERA, the piece remains overwhelmingly one-sided and prejudicial against Israel's positions.
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CAMERA Letter in NY Times Sets Record Straight on Jews in Jerusalem
December 14, 2017
After the newspaper pointed out, in favor of its arguments, that "East Jerusalem was exclusively Arab in 1967," CAMERA's letter set the record straight about how briefly, and why, the area was empty of Jews.
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Teen Vogue Promotes Terror Organization, Cites DJs on International Law
December 13, 2017
The teen magazine continues to misinform its readers about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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CAMERA Op-Ed: UNESCO Indulges Anti-Semitism
December 12, 2017
CAMERA rebuts an aide to UNESCO's Director-General, highlighting the organization's overt anti-Semitism.
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NPR Corrects: UN Resolution 242 Does Not Call For Jerusalem Withdrawal
December 12, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of an NPR article which erroneously stated that UN Resolution 242 calls for an Israeli withdrawal from eastern Jerusalem. In fact, the resolution doesn't mention Jerusalem, and does not specify from which and how much territory Israel must withdraw.
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AP Adds Info on 2014 Tunnel Attack: Five Israeli Soldiers Killed
December 11, 2017
In response to communication from CAMERA, AP amends an article which had noted that 2014 Hamas tunnel attacks surprised Israel and terrified residents, but which had failed to mention that the infiltrators also killed five soldiers.
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Newsweek Corrects: Susiya Not Under 'Palestinian Control' Since 1830s
December 11, 2017
CAMERA prompts a Newsweek correction of the absurd claim that the West Bank village of Susiya "has been in Palestinian control since the 1830s." Newsweek has yet to correct its erroneous depiction of the Israel Anti-Boycott Act.
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Updated: Once Again, Antisemitic Comment Appears as "Times Pick"
December 10, 2017
Updated: For the second time in four months, CAMERA intercedes and The New York Times deletes a blatantly antisemitic comment which appeared as a "Times Pick." Last week, a comment about "super-rich individuals of Jewish descent who buy our politicians" received the coveted Times designation.
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The NY Times "Explains" Jerusalem – and its Mistakes Explain Much
December 9, 2017
"The Jerusalem Issue, Explained" by Max Fisher exposes once again the Times' own bias and ignorance when it comes to Israel.
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CAMERA Op-Ed: 'Days of Rage' and Bad Reporting
December 8, 2017

The media is almost willfully misreporting the Dec. 6, 2017 announcement that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and implement the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act.

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CAMERA Prompts Independent Correction on Legality of Occupation
December 8, 2017
The story had alleged the international community considers the occupation to be illegal. After a correspondence with CAMERA, the inaccurate claim was removed.
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New York Times Downplays Judaism's Ties to Jerusalem
December 7, 2017
The New York Times engaged in historical revisionism about Jerusalem with the publication of a lengthy background essay that minimizes historic Jewish ties to the city and is filled with erroneous assertions, misleading quotes and belittling aspersions about Jewish belief.
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Ignoring Exile of Jews, NY Times Approvingly Notes East Jerusalem "Was Exclusively Arab in 1967"
December 7, 2017
It is true that this section of Jerusalem was exclusively Arab in 1967. This is because Jews, long a majority and plurality in these parts of the city, were forced out in 1948, when the area was seized by Jordanian troops.
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BACKGROUNDER: History of Jerusalem
December 6, 2017
As the media roils about plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it is useful to look back at the history of Jerusalem, Israel's reunification of the city, and the conflict over it.
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How the NY Times Colors International Diplomacy on Jerusalem, Peace Plans
December 6, 2017
A recent New York Times piece quoted one Israeli speaking in support of formal US recognition of Israel's capital. And it quoted a PLO member, two Fatah leaders, two Hamas leaders, a Hamas statement, Palestinian Jerusalem resident, an Israeli NGO worker, and two former diplomats criticizing the move.
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Wall Street Journal all but Ignores Israeli Perspective on Jerusalem
December 5, 2017
 Two reports in the Journal downplay Israeli perspectives on Jerusalem; one of those erroneously claims the US can "declare" Israel's capital.
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Newsweek Relies on Electronic Intifada, Gets the Facts Wrong
December 5, 2017
In a laughably ahistorical error, Newsweek's Carlos Ballesteros claims that Susiya has been in "Palestinian control since the 1830s." He also mischaracterizes the Israel Anti-Boycott Act and cites Electronic Intifada, all indications that Newsweek's glory days are in the past.

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CAMERA Prompts Reuters Correction on Palestinian 'Ambassador'
December 3, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of a Reuters article which erroneously referred to Husam Zomlot, the chief diplomat at the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) mission in Washington, as an ambassador.
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C-SPAN Airs Farrakhan's Falsehoods Defaming America and Israel
December 1, 2017
The C-SPAN “public service” network perpetrates another of its numerous disservices to the public discourse by broadcasting a Louis Farrakhan hate-America, hate-Israel tirade.
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International Business Times Corrects Gal Gadot Mossad Story
November 29, 2017

 CAMERA prompts correction of an International Business Times story which inaccurately claimed that a Lebanese paper alleged that Gal Gadot is a Mossad agent. Al Liwaa mistakenly used Gadot's picture with a story about an alleged spy, and apologized.

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Jerusalem Post Corrects False Headline Alleging Israel, ISIS Alliance
November 29, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of an egregiously false Jerusalem Post headline which provided fodder for anti-Israel conspiracy theories. The headline had alleged: "Report: ISIS, Israel Temporary Allies Against Iran." The report said no such thing.
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Hitler's 'Jolly Elf' and The New York Times
November 27, 2017

A New York Times obituary of a prominent Hitler collaborator provides a telling look at how the media covers Palestinian anti-Semitism.

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CAMERA Prompts Los Angeles Times Correction on Palestinian 'Ambassador'
November 22, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which upgraded Palestinian diplomat Husam Zomlot from envoy to ambassador.
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DPA Corrects Inflated Figure For Gaza's Population
November 22, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of a Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) photo caption which significantly overstated the Gaza Strip's population as "around three million." The correct figure is less than two million.
 
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NBC Corrects About 'Ongoing Occupation' of Gaza
November 21, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction to an NBC article which referred to the "ongoing occupation" of the Gaza Strip. In 2005, Israel withdrew every last Israeli soldier and civilian from the Gaza Strip.
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Haaretz Adds Information on Marwan Barghouti's Murder Convictions
November 15, 2017
One day after The New York Times' editor's note acknowledged that "controversial Palestinian activist Rasmeah Odeh" was convicted of a deadly bombing in Israel, Haaretz amends an article to adds the crimes of "convicted Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti": five counts of murder.
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USA Today Casts Out Context in Report on Israelís African Refugees
November 15, 2017

A recent USA Today report failed to provide essential context about Israeli immigration policies and history.

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CAMERA Prompts Correction in Foreign Affairs on Israel's Capital
November 15, 2017
A piece in Foreign Affairs referred to policies in "Washington and Tel Aviv," wrongly casting the latter as Israel's capital. After communication by CAMERA, the publication corrected its inaccurate language.
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Jewish Journalism: Focus on The Forward
November 15, 2017
There is a disturbing trend within certain Jewish journalistic circles to conform to the extreme, “progressive” zeitgeist in which religious values, Jewish leaders and most of all, the Jewish state and its supporters are consistently condemned. And nowhere is this trend as pronounced as at The Forward under the helm of editor‑in‑chief Jane Eisner.
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NY Times Delivers One-Two Punch Against Iraqi Jewish History
November 14, 2017
In a pair of articles this fall, the New York Times ignored the violence and persecution faced by Iraqi Jews in the 1940s and 50s, suggesting that nearly the entire community "left" or "departed" inexplicably.
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In New York Times, Convicted Bomber Becomes 'Controversial Palestinian Activist' (UPDATED)
November 13, 2017
Rasmeah Odeh, convicted of a deadly bombing in Israel, was deported from the United States because she concealed her criminal record. In a travel column about California love, social justice and community, The New York Times also conceals Odeh's conviction, calling her a "controversial Palestinian activist."
(UPDATE: The newspaper has published an Editors' Note.)
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Kansas City Star Purveyed Palestinian Anti-Israel Propaganda
November 11, 2017
Kansas City Star, the city’s largest circulation daily newspaper, in an Op-Ed written by a Star editorial board member, touted a propagandistic anti-Israel speech by Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian official.
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“Peace for Israel means security, and we must stand with all our might to protect its right to exist, its territorial integrity.
 
 

Indoctrinating Our Youth

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The Assault on Evangelical Support for Israel
 
 
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C-SPAN Watch

Washington Journal, a daily phone-in program, is a platform for the defamation of Israel and Jews. C-SPAN executives Susan Swain and Rob Kennedy, like network founder Brian Lamb before them, stonewall public complaint.

 
Informed individuals are urged to phone in during segments relevant to Israel or the Middle East. If aired, such a call will be noted as a C-SPAN Watch entry which will include an online link to the video clip of the call. The call-in numbers are…More

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Indicting Israel: New York Times Coverage of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
A groundbreaking CAMERA monograph documents how The New York Times holds Israel to a discriminatory standard, omits context and shows a clear preference for the Palestinian perspective.
 
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Eyes On Israel:
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Hamas Charter

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Why has Hamas never ceased to target Jewish civilians within Israel even after Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip more than three years ago? The answer lies in its governing charter.

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