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Under Fire for Bias, <I>Haaretz</i> Editor Aluf Benn Lashes Out, Errs on Facts
Aluf Benn last month: "there is an organization which specifically works to find these types of errors"
Haaretz editor Aluf Benn again attempts to deflect criticism of skewed and inaccurate translations in Haaretz's English edition, and encounters increasing public ire.
  
Wave of Palestinian Violence Accompanied by Spate of Bad Writing
 


Alliance of Baptists Doesn’t Let Facts Get in the Way of Affirming BDS
May 4, 2016
The Alliance of Baptists has enlisted in the BDS movement and in so doing, joined the ranks of those who promote propaganda and misinformation to delegitimize the Jewish State.
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Analyst: The West Ignores Palestinian Leaders' Autocratic Tendencies
May 3, 2016
The West ignores the increasingly autocratic tendencies of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, argues analyst Grant Rumley in Newsweek
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CAMERA Prompts Wall Street Journal Correction on Temple Mount
April 27, 2016
After CAMERA contacted Wall Street Journal editors, the newspaper corrected misleading language that omitted the role of the Temple Mount in Judaism, even while describing the site as sacred to Christians and Muslims.
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CBS News Plays the Palestinian Propaganda Game in Gaza
April 27, 2016

The Palestinian victimization narrative gets an assist from CBS’ Charlie Rose and Barry Petersen. They are not unaccustomed to this role. The game is an exercise in propaganda, Gaza Strip style.

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ISIS May Possess Chemical Weapons on Syrian-Israel Border
April 27, 2016
An affiliate of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), called the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade, may possess chemical weapons near the Syrian-Israeli border. Yet, the U.N. seems intent on ignoring this threat to the Jewish state.
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Washington Post Errs on J Street
April 26, 2016
Washington Post reporting on a major J Street event failed to properly identify the organization
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Washington Times Report on ‘Israeli Clashes’ Falls Off Credibility Cliff
April 26, 2016

A Washington Times report by special correspondent Asma Jawabreh fails to dig deeper into the roots on anti-Jewish violence

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CAMERA Notes Intimidation of Journalists in The Washington Times
April 25, 2016
CAMERA takes to the pages of The Washington Times to note intimidation of journalists by Islamist terrorists and authoritarian regimes—and its influence on reporting
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Why Was This Washington Post Coverage Different from All Other Coverage?
April 25, 2016
The Washington Post had a peculiar way of saying “Happy Passover.” It ran a commentary proposing replacing the festival with one celebrating freedom from “gods that enslave” people and from “families that don't love them.”
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Terror Analyst: Ties Exist Between Hamas-linked Charities and BDS
April 22, 2016
A former U.S. Treasury Department terror analyst testified before the U.S. Congress on ties between the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) and Hamas-linked charities.
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CAMERA in JNS: Media Miss Emergence of New Iranian-Funded Palestinian Terror Group
April 21, 2016
A new Iranian-backed Palestinian terrorist group has emerged—and by appearances, it may be expanding. Yet, many in the U.S. media have failed to take notice.
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Time Magazine Ignores Facts to Denigrate Israel
April 21, 2016
Time Magazine has a long and unfortunate history of anti-Israel bias, dating back many decades. This month, it added two more one-sided articles defaming Israelis.
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Revisiting the BBC’s Source of 2014 Gaza Casualty Data
April 19, 2016
BBC continues to use falsified casualty figures on the 2014 Gaza conflict provided by the UN despite revelations that the UN figures come from organizations openly hostile to Israel.
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UNESCO Erases Jewish Connection to Temple Mount, Kotel
April 19, 2016
On April 15, UNESCO, a United Nations organization charged with protecting cultural, religious and historic sites, adopted a historically absurd resolution ignoring Jewish ties to the holy religious site of the Temple Mount and the Western Wall area in Jerusalem's Old City
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About Israeli Settlements, Washington Post Keeps Newsworthy 'Secret'
April 18, 2016

Watergate revelations notwithstanding, The Washington Post can keep secrets when it wants to. That's especially so regarding the “secret” of international law supporting Israel's claim that West Bank settlements are legal.

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Distorted Haaretz English Translations On Israeli Public Agenda
April 18, 2016
As Hebrew social media memes skewer Haaretz's distorted English translations, publisher Amos Schocken and editor Aluf Benn are on the defensive. Meanwhile, CAMERA today catches the latest "Haaretz, Lost in Translation." Avi Dichter ordered Yasser Arafat's assassination, according to Haaretz in English.

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Salon.com Parrots PLO Talking Points
April 15, 2016
 Salon.com depicts itself as a place to go for inspired alternative journalism. But its two commentators on Israel, David Palumbo-Liu and Ben Norton offer mindnumbing propaganda as they endlessly recycle PLO talking points.
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AFP Corrects: Entebbe Hijackers Singled Out Jews, Not Just Israelis
April 13, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of an Agence France Presse article which incorrectly reported that the Entebbe hijackers singled out Israeli passengers. In fact, the terrorists singled out Israeli and non-Israeli Jewish passengers.
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BBC World Service Touts an Ill-informed Caricature of Israel
April 7, 2016
Listeners to the March 26th/27th edition of the BBC World Service programme ‘The Cultural Frontline’ heard a lengthy caricature of Israel and Israeli Jews from Arab lands rife with inaccuracy and omission.
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Vox’s April Fools’ Day ‘Reporting’ on Palestinian Terror Attacks
April 7, 2016
Vox celebrated April Fools' Day with a bad joke about Israel. A pretend analysis by the "news explainer" was riddled by omissions and tripped up by a lack of facts.
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Palestinian Ferment; Islamist Al-Sabireen Worries Islamist Hamas
April 5, 2016

A new Iranian-backed Palestinian terrorist group, al-Sabireen, is peeling off members from rival terror organizations and movements. CAMERA provides a look at the group.

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In Journalism 'Attempt,' Reuters Misses Genadi Kaufman's Murder
April 4, 2016
Updated. Ihab Maswadeh fatally stabbed Genadi Kaufman, a gardener, in Hebron. Kaufman succumbed to his wounds three weeks later. So why does Reuters call the attack an "attempted" stabbing of a "soldier"?
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Tweeting Trips Another Journalist, This Time from The Washington Post
April 4, 2016
What's the difference between tweeting and journalism? The difference between gossip and news, and now it's snared The Washington Post's Jerusalem bureau chief. 
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BBC News Alleges Racial Discrimination in Israeli Airport Security
April 1, 2016
The BBC alleges racial discrimination but offers no proof.
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LA Times Dubs Palestinian Stabber a "Protester"
April 1, 2016
The Los Angeles Times described a Palestinian assailant who attempted to murder a soldier  a "protester." Following communication from CAMERA, editors correct.
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Winner's Husband a Terrorist, and Other Missing Washington Post Details
April 1, 2016

Prize-winning Palestinian teacher of non-violence married to terrorist who helped murder six Israelis: Among other details slipping through Washington Post cracks lately.

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Haaretz Again Corrects on Mohammed Al Dura
March 30, 2016
For the second time, CAMERA prompts correction of a Haaretz English edition translation "error" which blamed Israel for Mohammed Al Dura's death. Both times, the English edition, but not the original Hebrew, attributed the September 2000 shooting to Israel.
 
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BBC Radio London Provides a Platform for Conspiracy Theories
March 30, 2016
A Publicly funded BBC radio talk show provides a forum for the airing of defamatory anti-Jewish conspiracy views.
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New York Times, Palestinian Assailants and Suspect Journalism
March 27, 2016
Most Palestinians killed in recent months wounded or killed others, or died trying to do so. So why does The New York Times ignore the successful assailants, and characterize the majority of fatalities as having "attempted" attacks or as being "suspected" of trying?
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Fact Checking the Candidate Speeches at AIPAC
March 27, 2016
Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton, John Kasich and Donald Trump addressed the 2016 AIPAC Policy Forum, outlining their views on Israel and the Middle East, while Bernie Sanders sent a transcript of his remarks. Here's a fact-check of their speeches.
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Another Example of BBC Double Standards on Disputed Territories
March 25, 2016
The BBC employs a double standard against Israel. It uses terms like "occupied" and "illegal" to describe Israeli control of the West Bank. Comparable situation elsewhere are described as "disputed."
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Brookings’ ‘Takeaway’ on the ‘Stabbing Intifada’ Leaves Little
March 24, 2016
A policy brief on Palestinian Arab terrorist attacks by a fellow at a DC-based think tank, the Brookings Institution, misleads through omissions and easily disprovable assertions.
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New York Times Corrects: Ramat Shlomo Not an "Arab Neighborhood"
March 22, 2016
CAMERA prompts a correction after a New York Times article wrongly describes Ramat Shlomo as an "Arab neighborhood of East Jerusalem."
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Jimmy Carter, Middle East Mirage USA Today Thought it Saw
March 22, 2016

Former President Jimmy Carter falsified Arab-Israeli diplomatic history, again. In USA Today, again. He wants America to punish Israel for Palestinian rejectionism, again. Do Nobel Peace Prizes come with expiration dates?

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Voice of America Fixes Headline, Admits Casualties Were Attackers
March 22, 2016
CAMERA contacted VOA after a headline made it seem Palestinians killed during attacks on Israelis were victims of Israeli violence. The media organization subsequently amended the headline.
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AFP Clarifies: Temple Mount is Judaism's Holiest Site
March 21, 2016
Though Agence France Presse's revision of an article yesterday was small — it involved just three letters — its significance was much greater. In response to communication from CAMERA, AFP clarifies that the Temple Mount is Judaism's holiest site.
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New York Times Corrects: Palestinian Territories Not 'Illegally Occupied'
March 20, 2016
For the second time in five months, CAMERA prompts correction of a New York Times story which erroneously refers to Israel "illegally occupying" the West Bank. At best "highly debatable," that inaccurate language is flatly inappropriate for a news story.
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Mustafa Abu Sway to Speak at Elmhurst College in April
March 18, 2016
Muslim Scholar Mustafa Abu Sway is scheduled to speak at Elmhurst College in Illinois. CAMERA has produced a letter warning the school about some of his previous misstatements of fact.
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BBC Ignores Israeli-Arab Parties' Opposition to Arab States' Designation of Hizbullah as Terrorist Organization
March 17, 2016
A BBC piece criticized Israel for sanctioning two radical Arab-Israeli political parties. Yet the BBC failed to update readers that these parties opposed the Arab States' designating Hizbullah a terrorist organization.
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Los Angeles Times Corrects After Underreporting Gaza Rocket Attacks
March 15, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which incorrectly reported that Friday's Gaza rocket attacks against Israel were the first since October. In fact, there were at least two monthly in November, December and January.
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Ben Norton's Selective and Shoddy Reporting in Salon
March 15, 2016
Writing about an Israeli airstrike on Hamas facilities in Gaza, Salon's Ben Norton selectively cites context, downplaying the rocket threat and depicting Palestinian attackers as victims. He also presents outdated information as if it's current.
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The Forward Changes Reuters Headline to Cast Attackers as Victims
March 14, 2016
The Forward published a Reuters story about a Palestinian attack, but changed the headline so that it no longer looked to be a Palestinian attack, but rather an attack against Palestinians. Why?
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Another UCC Pastor Uses Lent to Bash Israel
March 14, 2016

Rev. Diane Dulin from the United Church of Christ has written a Lenten Meditation that combines religious piety with hateful anti-Israel propaganda. It is the second such document produced by a UCC pastor in 2016.

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ISIS Defector Releases Information on Thousands of Terrorists
March 14, 2016
An ISIS defector has reportedly released files with information on more than 22,000 members of the terrorist group. But why was the information released and what can it tell us about ISIS?
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BBC Trending’s Preposterous International Women’s Day Question
March 11, 2016
  BBC Trending presents a misleading sop piece on the status of women in Saudi Arabia to highlight its coverage of International Women's Day.
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“Martyrs”—the New “Militants”—and Other Washington Post Word-Play
March 10, 2016

Are murderers “martyrs”? Can terrorist groups be “political parties”? For The Washington Post, the devil but not always accuracy is in such details.

 

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Haaretz Corrects Latest Skewed Translation
March 9, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of a Haaretz English edition article which incorrectly reported that Prime Minister Netanyahu is seeking to limit only left-wing NGOs for involvement in elections. Haaretz, Lost in Translation strikes again.
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Journalist: Striking Palestinian Teachers Show PA Corruption
March 9, 2016
An Israeli Arab journalist asks if Palestinian teachers striking over PA corruption will lead to international donors questioning how their aid money is spent.
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Muslim Scholar Plays Role of Spin Doctor at Christ at Checkpoint Conference
March 8, 2016
Muslim scholar Mustafa Abu Sway downplayed the problem of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incitement in a video shown today at the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference near Bethlehem.
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USA Today Downplays Anti-Jewish Violence as ‘Clashes’
March 7, 2016

USA Today whitewashes Palestinian Arab anti-Jewish violence and fails to provide full disclosure to readers.

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BBC Promoted False Palestinian Eviction Story in Parliament
March 4, 2016
The BBC broadcast misleading statements provided by a pro-Palestinian NGO to portray Israel as illegally evicting a Palestinian woman and seizing her property in Jerusalem before the UK Parliament.
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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 (April 22, 2016 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.

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

Al-Jazeera America (AJAM) Watch

Update: AJAM discontinued (or at least suspended) broadcasting on April 12, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.
Financed by the oil sheikdom of Qatar, the network 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 last posting (April 2, 2016 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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