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Anti-Jewish Violence in Pre-State Palestine/1929 Massacres
NYT headline following massacre of Safed Jews
Attacks by Arabs against Jews in Israel pre-dates Israeli settlements, pre-dates Israel's so-called "occupation," and pre-dates the establishment of the State of Israel. On the 87th anniversary of the brutal massacre Safed (Gregorian calendar), just days after an even larger massacre of Jews in Hebron, CAMERA documents the oft-neglected history of Arab violence in pre-state Palestine.
  
Wave of Palestinian Violence Accompanied by Spate of Bad Writing
 


After CAMERA Contacts About Error, USA Today Corrects on Palestinian Terror ‘Lull’
August 26, 2016

After CAMERA contacted USA Today editors about a story which wrongfully claimed a lull in Palestinian terror attacks, the paper issued a correction and the reporter thanked CAMERA.

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After CAMERA Contacts Reuters About Skewed Headline, Reuters Corrects
August 25, 2016
After CAMERA contacted Reuters editors about a skewed headline that once again reversed the perpetrator and victim to whitewash Palestinian terrorism, editors thanked CAMERA, apologized and corrected.
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After CAMERA Informs Editors of Error, NY Times Corrects on Medicines to Gaza
August 23, 2016
After CAMERA communicated with editors, the newspaper published a correction noting that it had "overstated the impact of Israeli restrictions on travel and trade in the Gaza Strip," and that Israel does not restrict the import of medicines.
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BBC News Website Continues to Ignore Missile Attacks on Israeli Communities
August 23, 2016
After a BBC watch piece criticizes the BBC for failing report on missile attacks on Israeli communities, the BBC updates.
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Viceland Delivers Warped Narrative Through Gaza's Tunnels
August 23, 2016
The Gaza Strip is ruled by a terror organization that has attacked Gaza's border crossings, violently seized absolute power, and built attack tunnels into Israel. Still, the amount of goods Israel transfers into the territory has exponentially increased. All this information, and more, is missing from Viceland's program on Gaza's tunnels.
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CAMERA's Washington Times Op-Ed Shines Light on CAIR
August 22, 2016

CAMERA's Op-Ed in The Washington Times rebuts false charges by the Council on American Relations (CAIR) of ‘Islamophobia'

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Five Things You Need to Know About World Vision
August 18, 2016

World Vision, a multi-billion dollar Christian organization devoted to child welfare, does important work throughout the world, but one of its employees Mohammed El-Halabi, who works in the Gaza Strip, stands accused of some very troubling crimes.

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CAMERA's BBC Watch Secures Correction on Eli Weisel
August 16, 2016
After BBC Persian accused Elie Wiesel of charging Israel with "genocide," CAMERA's BBC Watch communicated with editors and secured a correction to the false claim.
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CAMERA Prompts Los Angeles Times on Western Wall
August 15, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which wrongly referred to the Western Wall as the last remnant of the Temple complex. In fact, there are many extant remains.
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Washington Times Headline Mistakes Hamas Cause for Israeli Effect
August 12, 2016
The Washington Times gets it backwards in their report on the arrest of a Hamas operative working for a Christian aid organization.
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Israel's Globes Covers Haaretz's Translation Problems
August 12, 2016
Globes, Israel's leading business paper, ran an in-depth feature highlighting "Haaretz, Lost in Translation," a phenomenon that CAMERA has documented for years in which Haaretz's English edition routinely minimizes Palestinian violence or wrongdoing reported in the Hebrew original.
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Hamas-linked Journalists Fool Journalists on Google Maps and Palestine
August 11, 2016
What are the links between Hamas and the false claim that Google erased the label "Palestine" from its online maps? And why did a Reuters reporter credulously echo the allegation?
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NYT Interactive Feature Used as Teaching Tool Distorts Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
August 11, 2016

A New York Times website interactive feature is currently being used as a teaching tool about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in some U.S. public schools. But it distorts the conflict. With its obsessive focus on Israeli actions that allegedly obstruct peace while concealing a Palestinian role in the conflict, it misleads the audience.

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Boston Globe Recycles Anti-Netanyahu Propaganda
August 8, 2016
A Boston Globe op-ed recycles the false charge that in his 1995 campaign Benjamin Netanyahu failed to denounce bloodthirsty anti-Rabin incitement, such as chants that he was a traitor. In fact, video and contemporaneous coverage proves Netanyahu forcefully rejected such attacks on Rabin, responding at one rally, "no, no, he's not a traitor ... we are one nation."
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Washington Post Treats State Department, Palestinian Allegations as Facts
August 4, 2016

The Post uncritically reports State Department claims on settlements without providing readers with essential background and facts

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Jumbled, Incoherent NYT Op-Ed Slams Netanyahu
August 1, 2016
Why did the NYT allow an incoherent column filled with unsubstantiated and contradictory allegations to be published — and with a headline that contradicts its conclusion? To smear Israeli PM Netanyahu.
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Catholic Charity Promotes Hamas Narrative in Fundraising Magazine
July 29, 2016
In an article published by the Catholic Near East Welfare Agency (CNEWA) about suffering the Gaza Strip, Suhaila Tarazi offers an all-too-familiar and dishonest narrative of Israeli villainy and Palestinian innocence.
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Washington Post Commentary Engages in Sharia Myth-Making
July 28, 2016
An Op-Ed in The Washington Post's Outlook section misleads on sharia law.
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NPR’s Emily Harris Reflects, Blearily, on Three Years Reporting from Jerusalem
July 28, 2016

NPR's Emily Harris wrapped up three years coverage from Jerusalem. A CAMERA listener told the network her summary left much to be desired.

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BBC Watch Complaint on ‘Banned’ Book Upheld
July 27, 2016
BBC Watch complaint that BBC misled audiences by falsely claiming that Israel had banned a book has been upheld.
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Half Full but Two-Thirds Empty: Washington Post Hezbollah-Israel Report
July 27, 2016

<I>The Washington Post</I> took a fact-filled look at Hezbollah-Israel tension 10 years after their 2006 war in Lebanon. But not fact-filled enough.

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U.S. Congressman Calls Jewish Settlers ‘Termites’—Media Silent
July 27, 2016
Many U.S. news media outlets failed to report remarks by a sitting U.S. Congressman comparing Israelis to insect pests.
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AFP Partially Fixes Captions About Disputed Palestinian Casualty
July 26, 2016
CAMERA prompts improvement in AFP captions which reported as fact the disputed Palestinian claim that Israeli forces fired rubber bullets, killing Palestinian Mohiyeh al-Tabakhi, 12. The caption still fails to note Israel's denial.
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Reviewing BBC Reporting of Vehicular Attacks in France and Israel
July 26, 2016
BBC accurately describes vehicular terrorist attack in Nice, but was unable to do the same with vehicular attacks in Israel
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CAMERA Convinces History Channel to Revise Einstein/Zionism Page
July 25, 2016
CAMERA’s facts convince History Channel to revise erroneous wording minimizing Einstein’s Zionism and implying that Israel had hostile intentions toward the Arabs who were to become known as “The Palestinians.”
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CAMERA Prompts AFP Correction on Terrorist Attacks
July 20, 2016
After CAMERA contacted AFP about their use of the term "alleged" to describe actual, murderous terror attacks by Palestinians, the wire service corrected the faulty text.
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Al Jazeera America Failed, But Qatar Still Has AJ+
July 19, 2016
With AJ+, Al Jazeera puts up a façade of liberalism. The image is belied by an AJ+ producer's terror-apologia, a contributor dubbed by German officials as an anti-Semite, and its inaccurate anti-Israel propaganda.
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AP Reports Like, Instead of About, Breaking the Silence
July 19, 2016
It is one thing for a serious news organization to write about a project affiliated with Breaking the Silence. But in its report on author Colm Toibin's Hebron visit, AP adopts the much-criticized NGO's controversial narrative.

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Hezbollah Backgrounder: 2016
July 19, 2016
Ten years after the 2016 Hezbollah-Israel war, CAMERA provides the essential details on the terror group that are too often missing from news coverage
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Palestinian Islamic Jihad Backgrounder: 2016
July 19, 2016
Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)is a small, largely Iranian-funded, U.S.-designated terrorist group. Although the group receives less media coverage than its competitor and sometime rival Hamas, the threat to Israel posed by PIJ is considerable. CAMERA offers a look at the history and objectives of a terror group whose reach has extended to the U.S.
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Breaking the Silence Gets Failing Grade in Channel 10's Fact-Check
July 18, 2016
At the core of the controversy surrounding Breaking the Silence is the question as to whether its testimonies are reliable. An investigative report by "Hamakor," Israel’s Channel 10's flagship news magazine, suggests that the answer is a resounding "no."
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UNESCO and the Denial of Jewish History
July 13, 2016
For years there has been a concerted effort by Palestinians and Muslim states to rewrite history and eradicate any Jewish connection to Judaism's holiest sites. This includes getting international bodies, like UNESCO, to validate historical revisionism.
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CAMERA Prompts Christian Science Monitor Corrections on 'Palestine,' 'New' Settlements, Jerusalem
July 12, 2016
CAMERA prompts a series of corrections in a Christian Science Monitor blog on topics ranging from "Palestine" terminology to "new Israeli settlements" and the location of top-level Egyptian-Israeli meetings.
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CAMERA Op-Ed Challenges Hill Commentary Whitewashing Hamas
July 11, 2016

An Op-Ed in The Hill laments "Gaza's plight" while omitting any mention of Hamas, the U.S.-designated terror group that rules the Strip.

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Haaretz Omits Critical Information on New Police Regulations
July 10, 2016
Newly published regulations are very clear that Israel's police can only open live fire when there is a clear and immediate danger to life or limb. In two articles, Haaretz completely omits this critical qualification.
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CAMERA Op-Ed in Washington Examiner Notes Palestinian Incitement
July 7, 2016

Palestinian incitement and glorification of anti-Jewish violence is frequently underreported by major U.S. news media outlets

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Mapping Changes in Terminology Used by BBC to Describe the Temple Mount
July 7, 2016
BBC has adopted both the language and the political ideology found in the PLO’s November 2014 recommendations for describing the Temple Mount.
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Nasrallah Speech Requires Update of BBC’s Hizballah Profile
July 7, 2016
BBC continues to be vague about Iranian financing of Hezbollah despite overwhelming evidence.
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Bogus Page-One Haaretz Headline: 'Donors Halt Funds' to Ben-Gurion University (Updated)
July 6, 2016
A bogus page-one Haaretz headline today claims "2 Ben-Gurion U. donors halt funds as Breaking the Silence award revoked." One "donor" hasn't donated since 1993, another so-called "donor" is actually the relative of a donor.

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Reuters' Luke Baker Spins An Article About the Quartet's Report Into a Propaganda Piece
July 6, 2016
A Reuters article by Israel bureau chief Luke Baker provides a clear example of how a partisan journalist can spin what should have been an objective news account of a newly-released international report into a propaganda piece promoting one side’s position in a conflict.
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UK Media Watch Prompts Sports Journal Correction on 'Illegality' of Occupation
July 6, 2016
CAMERA's UK Media Watch prompts correction of an Inside the Games article which incorrectly reported that "Israel's occupation of the region is considered illegal under international law." CAMERA previously elicited a correction on the same error in The New York Times.
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Washington Think Tank Misleads C-SPAN Viewers About Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
July 4, 2016
In an event aired live on C-SPAN, Center for a New American Security (CNAS) discussing prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace, ignored the elephant in the room – unacceptable Palestinian demands coupled with unceasing anti-Israel, anti-Jewish incitement.
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New York Times Corrects Mistranslations Downplaying Palestinian Mother's Praise for Terrorism
July 3, 2016
CAMERA prompts corrections of mistranslations in a New York Times video which excised the praise of Um Kamel Tarayreh, for her son Mohammed, the "martyr" and "hero" who murdered 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel in her bed.
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‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ Repeats anti-Israel Clichés; Post Provides a Platform
June 29, 2016

The Washington Post's "Post Everything" blog provides space for an anti-Israel group to post little but anti-Israel distortions.

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The Washington Post's Chronic CAIRless Syndrome
June 29, 2016
The Washington Post quotes CAIR's ‘Islamophobia' warnings uncritically. A federal appeals court orders the group to stand trial for fraud. When will Post readers find out?
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Al Jazeera Uses Classic Canard to Promote Jihad Against Jews
June 29, 2016
CAMERA has criticized some in the media for abandoning their journalistic duty to highlight the Palestinian canards employed to incite violence, but now AJ+, has taken it a step further by actively creating content to promote the false Temple Mount propaganda that incites anti-Jewish violence.
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NPR's Conflict of Interest No Conflict, NPR Decides
June 29, 2016

NPR's ombudsman finds subsidies to cover the Iran nuclear deal from an advocate of the pact a ‘transparency' concern, not a credibility indictment.

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BBC Trust Rejects Appeals on Willcox ‘Jewish Hands’ Complaints
June 23, 2016
BBC Trust's Editorial Standards Committee rejects all appeals on Willcox Anti-Semitic comments during broadcast of Hypercacher supermarket massacre.
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Israel Recycles Water, Amira Hass Recycles False Water Charges
June 23, 2016
Amira Hass must really like false charges that Israel is stealing Palestinian water, since she keeps on repeating those false charges, requiring us to repeat their refutation.
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NPR Minimizes Orlando Terrorist's Pledge to ISIS
June 23, 2016

NPR and Salon minimize or ignore a self-confessed terrorist's Islamist inclinations.

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‘Holy of Holies’ Apparently is as Washington Post Does, Not Judaism Says
June 22, 2016
The Washington Post rebuffs a request to identify Temple Mount as Judaism's holiest site and the Western Wall as Jews' most sacred place of prayer. It then headlines the Church of the Holy Sepulcher as “the holiest of holy places in Christendom.”
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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. 28, 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 broadcasting on April 12, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern)
 
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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