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Two Disparate Polls on Jewish Support for Iran Deal
A comparison of two recent polls about American Jews' attitudes toward the Iran deal, one for J-Street and the other for The Israel Project, seems to indicate that the more people are aware of the specifics of the deal, the more they are opposed to it.
  
Campaign Calls Out New York Times Bias
 
Reuters Corrects: Less Than 400 Administrative Detainees, Not Over 5400
August 3, 2015
Following communication from CAMERA, Reuters corrects an article which stated yesterday that 5,442 Palestinians are held in administrative detention. The actual figure is less than 400.
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Foreign Policy's Dead Letters to the Editor Policy
July 31, 2015

Want to post a comment at Foreign Policy online? Okay. Want to write a letter to the editor rebutting anti-Israel sources? Forget about it. Two CAMERA letters you should have seen …

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Bloomberg Corrects Reference to Gaza as "Occupied"
July 31, 2015
After communications with CAMERA, Bloomberg has corrected a caption that had wrongly stated Gaza City was in "occupied territories."
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Samir Kuntar: Hero to Some
July 31, 2015
An unconfirmed report of the death of terrorist operative Samir Kuntar offers a reminder that a culture that extols a child-killer reveals its values.
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Washington Post Blogger Mystified by Iran Deal and Much More
July 30, 2015

The Washington Post foreign policy blog features Ishaan Tharoor, Yale 2006, formerly of TIME Magazine. So far, he's misused Israeli sources, gone easy on Iran and misunderstood the Middle East.

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CNN Corrects: Scott Walker Met with Isaac (not Werner) Herzog
July 29, 2015
CAMERA prompts correction of CNN's article today which claimed that presidential hopeful Scott Walker met with Werner Herzog on the Iran deal. Walker met with Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog, not German film director Werner.

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A Washington Official, and the Washington Post, Fabricate Israeli Praise for the Iran Deal
July 27, 2015
On Twitter, John Kerry's senior advisor Marie Harf shared Washington Post headline that exaggerated and even fabricated Israeli praise for the Iran deal. Both the administration and the newspaper owe readers a correction.
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AP Corrects: Israeli Rabbinate Does Not Control Circumcisions
July 27, 2015
CAMERA prompts an AP correction of the erroneous claim that the Israeli Rabbinate controls circumcisions. While the Orthodox body controls marriages, divorces and burials, it plays no role in circumcisions (except for those done for conversion).
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Charity Executive Uses Position to Bash Israel: Will Directors Act?
July 27, 2015
Jeremy Moodey, CEO of the British charity, Embrace the Middle East, has used his position to broadcast anti-Israel propanda with apparently no response from the organization's board of directors.
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Bad Day at The Washington Post, Times Four
July 25, 2015

Bad Day at Black Rock? You should have read the July 25 Washington Post. Four articles about Israel—no hits, no runs, no one left on base.

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Breaking the Silence -- And Filling It with Propaganda
July 24, 2015

The “best drama” in 2015's Washington, D.C. Capital Fringe Festival's theater productions was It's What We Do, billed as “A Play about the Occupation.” Except the play's not a drama, it's anti-Israel agit-prop.

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CAMERA Analyst Documents UCC’s Double Standard in Weekly Standard
July 24, 2015
The United Church of Christ's deteriorating relations with the Jewish people is documented by CAMERA's Dexter Van Zile in a piece recently published on the website of the Weekly Standard.
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About "Israel’s Security Establishment" and the Iran Deal
July 23, 2015
The title and framing of an opinion piece in The Forward might convince some that in Israel's security establishment there is a consensus about the Iran agreement being a "good" deal. A closer look is in order.
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The Twice-Strange Case of The Washington Post's Jailed Iran Correspondent
July 23, 2015

Jason Rezaian makes an odd target for Iranian leaders. Washington Post editors have appealed to U. N. officials to help free the paper's imprisoned Iran correspondent.

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CAMERA Prompts AP Correction on Palestinian Return Center
July 22, 2015
Did the Palestinian Return Center twice receive consultative status at the U.N? After yesterday's article about the new development, AP corrects last month's report which had wrongly claimed that the group then achieved that status. 

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Empowered 21 May Threaten Jewish-Christian Relations
July 22, 2015
In a Times of Israel blog, CAMERA exposed the threat to Jewish-Christian relations that results from Empowered 21's unreflective alliance with Palestinian Christians who propagate a narrative rooted in demonization of Israel.
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Yolande Knell’s Political Campaigning Continues Unabated in BBC ‘Gaza Anniversary’ Coverage
July 21, 2015
BBC correspondent Yolande Knell continues to use her reporting in Gaza to campaign against restrictions imposed by Israel in order to combat terrorism emanating from the Gaza Strip.
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LA Times Corrects: Israel's Arab Population is 20 Percent
July 19, 2015
The Los Angeles Times corrects a movie review which inaccurately reported that Arabs make up 10 percent of Israel's population. The figure is just over 20 percent.
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BBC Portrays Israel as the Spoiler in Nuclear Agreement With Iran
July 17, 2015
BBC's coverage of the nuclear agreement with Iran depicts Israel as the belligerent power and promotes the notion that conflict with Iran has been avoided, not merely postponed.
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Malakhi Moshe Rosenfeld Is Latest Victim of Haaretz Translators
July 16, 2015
Who are the reckless Haaretz translators who in one week inflated the number of Palestinian casualties and underreported Israeli casualties? Which Israeli terror victim will be the next casualty of Haaretz translations?
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BBC Watch: BBC’s Doucet explains why Yemen gets less coverage than Gaza
July 15, 2015
Saudi bombardment of Yemen has inflicted higher civilian casualties than Israeli operations in Gaza, but gets less coverage, according to a BBC correspondent, because it is less safe and less accessible for reporters.
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Netanyahu on the Iran Deal: NY Times Vs. NY Times
July 15, 2015

An assertion in a New York Times editorial yesterday that Benjamin Netanyahu "opposed negotiations with Iran from the outset" is belied by a series of news stories appearing over 20 months in The Times.

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“One Fine Day”: What Iran’s “Death to America” Marches Signal
July 14, 2015
Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Iran continues to be celebrated annually with marches and cries of “Death to America!” and “Death to Israel!” This year's event took place during the conclusion of U.S.-led talks with Iran over its nuclear program. Not all major media noticed.
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AFP Captions Cover Up for Islamic Jihad's Khader Adnan
July 14, 2015
With captions that ignore Khader Adnan's top position in Islamic Jihad, AFP functions more like a public relations firm instead of a news agency. The homecoming photos appeal to viewers' emotions, the captions mislead.
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CAMERA Prompts Haaretz Correction of Inflated Palestinian Casualties Figure
July 14, 2015
Haaretz's English edition corrects the latest "Lost in Translation." A Hebrew Op-Ed had accurately referred to "dozens" of Palestinians killed Aug. 1 in Rafah. Translators inflated that figure to "more than 150."
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Reuters Clarifies Gaza Blockade Graphic, Adds Egypt
July 14, 2015
CAMERA prompts clarification of a Reuters "Gaza's blockade" graphic which had noted only Israeli restrictions and ignored the much harsher Egyptian blockade, misrepresenting Rafah as under Israeli control.
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In Haaretz's English Edition, Many More Palestinians Were Killed
July 13, 2015
Haaretz's free-wheeling translators are at it again. This time, while an Op-Ed in the Hebrew edition correctly notes "scores" of Palestinians killed Aug. 1 in Rafah, the English edition writes "of more than 150."
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One Year Later, the Gaza Blockade, Rebuilding and Reuters
July 12, 2015
One year after Gaza fighting, media outlets highlight stagnant civilian rebuilding and ignore Hamas' alleged success in rearming. Also, Reuters agrees there's a problem with a graphic which falsely depicts Egypt's closure of Rafah as part of Israel's blockade.

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Empowered 21 and Christians Who Promote Anti-Israel Propaganda
July 9, 2015

Unreflective support for, and involvement with, Palestinian Christian leaders who promote a fallacious anti-Israel narrative compromises the credibility of this global movement and the Christian faith it seeks to propagate.

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Errors, Omissions and Language: Washington Post Israel Coverage Erodes
July 9, 2015

Reading Washington Post Israel coverage recently has been like panning for gold in a played-out stream—more and more gravel must be washed away before any nuggets turn up.

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Iran Becoming Responsible Player -- the Mother of All Mirages
July 8, 2015

As news coverage focused on nuclear talks with Tehran, CAMERA's Op-Ed in The Hill newspaper focused on a media mirage: a “moderating” Iran.

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CAMERA Deplores UCC Vote Targeting Israel with Boycott and Divestment
July 7, 2015

CAMERA responds to the recent vote by the General Synod of the United Church of Christ to target Israel with a boycott and to divest from companies that do business with the Jewish state.

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Florida Newspaper Publishes Hoax Quote Accusing the Jewish People of Controlling America
July 7, 2015
The Ledger, a newspaper that serves Polk county, published a letter that included a hoax quote, allegedly by Ariel Sharon, claiming that the Jews controlled America.
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What The New York Times Won't Show Readers
July 6, 2015
CAMERA's 2011 study, Indicting Israel: New York Times Coverage of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, devoted an entire chapter to "Violence Double Standards" demonstrating how Palestinan terrorism and violence against Israelis is reported through a lens of Palestinian victimhood. Recent coverage of violence in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict demonstrates the same pattern of distortions.
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As Church Votes in Support of BDS, New Leader Lacks Courage to Voice Opposition
July 2, 2015
Rev. John Dorhauer, the newly-elected president and general minister of the United Christ, had a chance to express his misgivings about a BDS resolution passed by his church's General Synod. He did not take it.
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Analysis of NYT Hebron Journal: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
June 25, 2015
CAMERA analyzes what appears to be a biased New York Times human interest story from Hebron, demonstrating its good, bad and ugly sides.
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Washington Post's One Error -- Seeing U.N. Gaza Report as News
June 23, 2015
Washington Post coverage of the U.N. “war crimes” inquiry regarding last summer's Gaza combat made a mistake: Treating it as news, not propaganda.
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CAMERA Analyst Tricia Miller, Ph.D., Appears on Israel Now News
June 19, 2015
CAMERA analyst Tricia Miller, Ph.D. recently appeared on Israel Now News.
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After Israeli Video Mocks Journalists, Reporters Prove its Premise
June 18, 2015
Journalists should understand that the production of a satire video by the Israeli government in no way vindicates their own reporting. They shouldn’t insult readers’ intelligence by suggesting otherwise. And they should take a deep breath before reacting, because they might just prove the very point the video tried to make.
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J Street's Unreported Pro-BDS Partner -- 'Jewish Voice for Peace'
June 18, 2015

J Street objected to a provision in U.S. trade legislation barring compliance with an anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sactions (BDS) effort. Washington Jewish Week coverage failed to mentioned J Street's de facto ally—the anti-Zionist “Jewish Voice for Peace.” Here's the scoop:

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AFP Corrects Regarding 17 'Journalists' Killed in Gaza
June 17, 2015
CAMERA prompts correction of an AFP article which stated as fact that 17 journalists were killed in fighting last summer in Gaza. Among the 17 are Hamas and Islamic Jihad combatants and media operatives.
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Jodi Rudoren Skews the Story Against Israel Again
June 16, 2015
With too few exceptions, the New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief follows a pattern of tendentious, shoddy reporting focused on faulting Israel, its leaders, society and policies for the ills of the region.
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Wikipedia Entry on Christian Member of Fatah Omits Crucial Information
June 16, 2015
The Wikipedia entry on Palestinian Christian and Fatah member Chris Bandak omits his role in the deaths of two Israelis during the Second Intifada. A book of essays makes the same error.
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Washington Post Misreports BDS, Gaza War Casualty Debate
June 15, 2015
Lots of information but lack of essential facts tripped one Washington Post report on Israel and bruised a second on the same day. On boycott, divestment and sanctions, The Post still doesn't get it.
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Christian Zionism: The Antidote for the World's Oldest Hatred
June 12, 2015
Through its recent conference in Washington DC, the Institute on Religion and Democracy has established a clear theological, historical, legal and moral case in support of Israel's right to exist.
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Methodist Staffer Demonizes Israel, Reveals Ignorance
June 11, 2015
Janet Lahr Lewis, an official with the United Methodist Church, has accused Israel of genocide and destroying archeological artifacts.
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Palestinian 'Nakba' Revisionism Rebutted by CAMERA in The Hill
June 11, 2015

Another bit of Palestinian historical revisionism and invention masquerading as commentary on The Hill's Congress Blog site, another factual CAMERA rebuttal.

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On Gaza's History, CNN Corrects
June 10, 2015
CAMERA staff prompts correction of a CNN report which erred on Gaza's chronology and used inaccurate terminology for the Palestine Mandate. A misleading caption about access to Gaza remains.

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+972 Corrects Regarding CAMERA 'Conclusion' on Palestinian Tourism
June 8, 2015
+ 972 Magazine editors correct a post which wrongly identified an excerpt from a Los Angeles Times article as CAMERA's conclusion that Israel is allegedly cutting Palestinians out of the tourism market.
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L A Times Lets Saree Makdisi Incriminate Himself, Again
June 1, 2015
UCLA Prof. Saree Makdisi, an anti-Israel polemicist, popped up in The Los Angeles Times again. This time he tried to shield BDS intolerance with academic freedom. Thanks to The Los Angeles Jewish Journal, CAMERA exposed his fraud. 
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Catholic News Service Skewed Against Israel During 2014 War
May 29, 2015
The Catholic News Service's coverage of last summer's fighting between Israel and Hamas failed to include responses from Israeli officials resulting in some egregious factual errors.
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Other Features 





C-SPAN Watch

Susan SwainWashington 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. …More

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for latest posting (Aug. 3, 2015 broadcast).




and CAMERA's campus blog




REVISTA: Spanish-Language Media Analysis



 
 



PRESS-Pectiva: Hebrew-Language Media Analysis

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.
 
Available for purchase on Amazon.

apartheid week


Eyes On Israel:
CAMERA's Free Media Curriculum
Click above for information about the curriculum.
eyes on israel

Al-Jazeera America (AJAM) Watch

AJAM, financed by the oil sheikdom of Qatar, began broadcasting on Aug. 20, 2013. Why would Qatar's rulers – who have spent hundreds of millions of dollars to launch the new satellite-cable news channel – want to compete with other American cable and over-the-air networks? To give Americans yet another choice for television news, or to gain a platform for Qatari foreign policy (as has been the case with Al-Jazeera Arabic and Al-Jazeera English)? That policy has been problematic in recent years.
 
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for latest posting (July 8, 2015 broadcast).

AJAM Watch



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Hamas Charter

(Click for a translation of the Charter.)
 
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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