CAMERA Op-Ed: Is It Criticism or Bigotry?

A slightly different version of this commentary, was published in the Salt Lake Tribune, in response to an anti-Semitic Op-Ed that was published earlier in that newspaper. Following the negative publicity generated by CAMERA's harsh criticism, the newspaper published an apology by the author.

World Council of Churches Gets It Wrong On Gaza

The WCC expresses more concern over Jewish self-defense than attacks on Jews and their homeland. Its most recent statement penned by General Secretary Olav Fyske Tveit is no exception.

In Media’s Gaza, Rioters “Protest” and “Protesters” Riot

NPR and the New York Times have reported on "rioters" before. So why, when covering crowds of men hurling stones, throwing firebombs, attacking a border fence, setting fire to fields and buildings, and shooting Israelis, does it describe the perpetrators as "protesters"?

CAMERA Prompts Improved AP Coverage of Palestinian Destruction of Fuel Line

An Associated Press article yesterday stated that vandals destroyed the fuel terminal at Israel's only cargo crossing into Gaza, initially leaving out that the culprits were Gazans, reportedly acting on Hamas instructions. AP responds positively to CAMERA's request to identify those responsible as Palestinian.
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Coverage of Gaza Clashes Falls Short

As Palestinians in Gaza, backed by Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups, continue to riot, and Israeli soldiers struggle to keep the demonstrators from the country’s borders, media coverage has often failed to accurately report on the clashes.

Reuters Fixes Language on 1948 Palestinian Refugees, LA Times Doesn’t

Yesterday The Los Angeles Times and Reuters both departed from their usual language which acknowledges that among the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced in 1948, some fled and some were driven out. While Reuters has updated, The Times has yet to address its misleading passage which noted only those who were driven out, ignoring the majority who fled of their own accord, often at their leaders' behest.

CAMERA Prompts NY Times Update on US Embassy Location

Following communication by CAMERA, the New York Times updated its piece to note that the new embassy isn't partially in east Jerusalem, but rather what was called "No Man's Land," which separated the western and eastern sectors of the city.
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Salt Lake Tribune Op-Ed Fits EU Definition of Anti-Semitism

The Salt Lake Tribune published an Op-Ed by Michael S. Robinson that can best be described as an anti-Semitic rant. Its attacks against "the Jews," falsehoods demonizing Israel, and calls for "regime change" targeting the Jewish state conform perfectly to the definition of "anti-Semitism" used by the United States and the European Union.

2018: A New York Times Line

Despite assurances by publishers and an ad campaign promising impartiality and accuracy, New York Times coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict has had an inauspicious start to 2018.

CAMERA's timeline keeps track of the newspaper's stumbles.

NY Times Continues Media Blackout on Abbas Rants (Updated)

On Monday, the Palestinian president blamed the Holocaust and anti-Jewish pogroms throughout history on the Jews themselves. The New York Times initially passed on reporting the story — but two days later came around to publishing a piece.