VOA Corrects Palestine Terminology

CAMERA’s Israel office has prompted a Voice of America correction regarding erroneous usage of the term “Palestine.” Contradicting what appears to be VOA style and precedent, the July 3 article (“Modi to Embrace India’s Growing Ties with Israel“) had originally stated that “analysts said India’s ties with Palestine remain robust,” as opposed to referring to “India’s ties with Palestinians,” or “India’s ties with the Palestinian Authority.”
 
Following communication from CAMERA staff, editors commendably amended the article to refer to “India’s ties with the Palestinian Authority.”
 
 
Moreover, editors took the additional commendable step of appending the following editor’s note to the bottom of the article:
 

 
For additional VOA corrections prompted by CAMERA, please see here.