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PBS Ombudsman Upholds CAMERA Criticism of Ben Rhodes' Settlements Falsehood
PBS Ombudsman Michael Getler upholds CAMERA's call for "NewsHour" to correct a false statement by senior White House official Ben Rhodes that Israel is constructing "tens of thousands" of settlements. Meanwhile, "NewsHour" itself remains silent.
  
 
 

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Another Biased Report by Fox News' Conor Powell
January 16, 2017
Reporting on the January 15th Mideast peace conference, Fox News correspondent Conor Powell substituted balanced reporting and informed analysis with partisan, parroted phrases and biased, unsupported assertions.
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CAMERA Notes Palestinian Intransigence in the Richmond Times-Dispatch
January 16, 2017
CAMERA rebuts misleading claims in the Richmond Times-Dispatch
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'Thousands' of Palestinians Celebrate Car Ramming Terror Attack, Media M.I.A.
January 13, 2017

Major U.S. news outlets failed to report the most recent example of Palestinians celebrating terrorism

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Preeminent Physics Organization Disseminated Anti-Israel Propaganda
January 12, 2017
America's largest organization of physicists (48,000 members in academia, government, industry), American Physical Society (APS), allowed its member newsletter to falsely accuse Israel of violating the “human right” to “access to higher education.”
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At the New York Times, Special Words Reserved for Certain Territories
January 11, 2017
CAMERA's essay in the January issue of The Tower Magazine discusses the express refusal by New York Times editors to refer to "disputed land" in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, looks at how other disputes are described, and explores what the double standard means.
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Twice Lost, Then Found, in Haaretz Translation: Hamas Exploitation of Gaza Cancer Patients
January 11, 2017
Haaretz's English edition again reports on heightened restrictions for Gaza cancer patients crossing into Israel and again omits Israel's response: Hamas is using patients to smuggle money and information to terrorists.
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Update: NPR Responds to Criticism
January 11, 2017
The NPR ombudsman’s office is trying to dismiss the criticism it has received from CAMERA members regarding its biased article on Israeli settlements.
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CAMERA's UK Media Watch Prompts Telegraph Correction on Israel Embassy Row
January 9, 2017
CAMERA's UK Media Watch prompts correction of an Telegraph headline which misidentified the ambassador as the low-level employee of the Israeli embassy in London who vowed to take down Tory minister Sir Alan Duncan.
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NPR and Others Continue to Whitewash Palestinian Terrorism
January 9, 2017
NPR continues to whitewash Palestinian terrorism , presenting it as part of a cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians. The knee jerk tendency to whitewash Palestinian terrorism informs many headlines and reports in other mainstream media as well.
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PBS' Judy Woodruff Fails to Correct Ben Rhodes on 'Thousands of New Settlements'
January 8, 2017
Top White House official Ben Rhodes advises PBS "Newshour" viewers that Israel built "tens of thousands of settlements." In fact, over five decades, Israelis have reportedly built 228 settlements and outposts.

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Politico’s ‘Letter from Israel’ is Marked to the Wrong Address
January 5, 2017

Politico parrots U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry's falsehoods on U.N.S.C Res. 2334, and adds some of its own.

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CAMERA in The Baltimore Sun: Israel Isn't at Fault for Peace Process Failure
January 5, 2017

CAMERA highlights flaws and omissions in a recent Baltimore Sun commentary

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Media Ignores Poll Highlighting Abbas' Lack of Legitimacy
January 5, 2017
Two-thirds of the Palestinians interviewed in a recent poll want Mahmoud Abbas to step down as President of the Palestinian Authority. The poll, which highlights problems in Palestinian society that hinder peace, has been ignored by most media outlets.
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NBC's Cal Perry and Ayman Mohyeldin Flub Settlements Story
January 5, 2017
Two ostensibly experienced Middle East reporters make numerous errors on basic West Bank facts.
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The 7 Things NPR Wants You to Know About Settlements
January 4, 2017
In the wake of the recent UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements,  NPR editors Greg Myre and Larry Kaplow  purported to inform public radio station's website readers  about Israeli settlements. The piece, however, concealed relevant information, cherry-picking the facts to present a partisan, evasive and distorted view of the topic.
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After Contact from CAMERA, The Washington Post Corrects on 'Green Line'
December 30, 2016

Following contact from CAMERA, The Washington Post changed inaccurate language in a Dec. 5, 2016 article

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Thomas Friedman, Anachronism
December 30, 2016
Tom Friedman is unmoved by all that has changed in the Middle East over the last three decades, invoking obsolete facts and incomplete history.
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Where’s the Coverage? Egyptian Paper Claims US Colluded with Palestinians on UN Vote
December 30, 2016
Major U.S. news outlets have ignored possible evidence the Obama administration worked with Palestinian officials on an anti-Israeli U.N. resolution.
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Updated: The Battle Over Jerusalem and the Temple Mount
December 29, 2016
UN Security Council Resolution 2334 is the latest salvo in  the Palestinian and Muslim war against Judaism's historical and religious ties to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. CAMERA provides background on this war which is based on Muslim claims of supremacy and fought on multiple battlefronts, both political and violent.
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Did Secretary Kerry Get His Facts Straight?
December 28, 2016
Criticism of President Obama's decision to allow a UN resolution harshly critical of Israel triggered Secretary of State John F. Kerry to launch an elaborate defense. Did he make his case? 
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NYT Corrects Headline on "More Settlements"
December 28, 2016
After communication with CAMERA, the NYT corrected a headline that had erroneously referred to Israel building "more settlements."
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The Facts That Al Jazeera Missed on the Sub Laban Property Dispute
December 26, 2016
In a report on the High Court's recent ruling on an East Jerusalem property dispute, Al Jazeera misses key facts. CAMERA previously prompted New York Times and AP corrections on the Sub Laban case.
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Res. 2334: Game Changer or Not?
December 24, 2016
Thanks to a US abstention the UN Security Council has passed Resolution 2334, asserting that Israeli settlements have "no legal validity" and are a "flagrant violation under international law." Will the resolution be counterproductive, like the settlement freeze President Obama imposed on Israel in 2009? Or will it help advance the cause of peace?

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Times of Israel Corrects: US Hasn't Viewed Settlements as Illegal
December 22, 2016
Thanks to CAMERA's efforts, ABC, Times of London, the AP, and now the Times of Israel have corrected the erroneous claim that the U.S. has viewed Israeli settlements as illegal .

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Wall Street Journal Omits Important Context on Jerusalem Embassy Issue
December 20, 2016
The Journal's Felicia Schwartz ignores Arab aggression and creates a false equivalence between Israeli and Palestinian claims on Jerusalem.
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CAMERA's UK Media Watch Prompts Times Correction: US Doesn't Say Settlements Illegal
December 20, 2016
UKMW prompted the Times of London to publish a correction noting that the US does not dub settlements "illegal," although it does call them "illegitimate" or unhelpful.
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For Second Time, ABC Corrects: US Does Not View Settlements As 'Illegal'
December 20, 2016
For the second time in less than one month, CAMERA prompts an ABC correction on the erroneous claim that "the United States considers Jewish settlements illegal."
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Reuters Amends Captions: Palestinian Killed During Violent Clashes
December 20, 2016
Reuters adds that Palestinian Ahmed al-Remawi was killed "during violent clashes with stone-throwers" after CAMERA protested incomplete captions which stated only that he was "shot and killed by Israeli forces."

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NPR 'Morning Edition' Corrects Tel Aviv Error, Errs on 'Palestinian Land'
December 18, 2016
NPR commendably corrects a reference to Tel Aviv as Israel's capital. But misidentification of disputed West Bank land as "Palestinian land" still requires clarification.
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Times of Israel Adds Information on Controversial Poster
December 18, 2016
Times of Israel adds information reflecting a conflicting account that a second student added the phrase "this is called incitement" along with a Rabin poster to a controversial image of Netanyahu with a noose.
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'Moderate' Iranian President Meets with Terror Group, Calls for 'Jihad'
December 16, 2016

In a largely unreported event, Iran's President received the leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Is Iran planning on increasing money to the terrorist group?

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Time for An Update
December 16, 2016
Will Catholic intellectuals such as Fr. David Neuhaus, S.J. (left) live up to the demands of Nostra Aetate in the 21st Century?
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CAMERA Prompts National Geographic Correction on 'Palestine' Terminology
December 15, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of a National Geographic article which identified the West Bank as "Palestine."
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AFP, Haaretz Amend Reference to Syrian, Palestinian Flag
December 14, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of AFP and Haaretz photo captions that wrongly identified a flag in the hands of a pro-Assad regime fighter in Aleppo. (Updated.)
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CAMERA Prompts AP Correction: Jerusalem is Israel's Capital
December 13, 2016
CAMERA's Israel office prompted a correction of an Associated Press article that incorrectly identified Tel Aviv as Israel's capital. This was a case of an error in the journalistic practice of naming a nation's capital as shorthand for the country's government, i.e. mistakenly using "Tel Aviv" as shorthand for Israel's capital instead of "Jerusalem."
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Amanpour Again Misleads CNN Viewers About Israel
December 7, 2016
CNN star personality Christiane Amanpour tries again to validate her Israel-is-the-culprit thesis – this time through interviewing an Israeli refusenik and a would-be Palestinian suicide bomber.
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Times of Israel Adds Information on Palestinian Violence to AFP Story
December 5, 2016
Times of Israel adds key information about Palestinian attacks to an AFP article, one of two recent AFP articles which whitewashed Palestinian violence. AFP's tilt isn't surprising given its employment of Fatah's Nasser Abu Baker.
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‘Rigorous Neutrality’?: Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate’s Nasser Abu Baker Moonlights For AFP
December 4, 2016
AFP's Nasser Abu Baker is one of 1,400 delegates to the Seventh Fatah Congress. He is also running for the Fatah Revolutionary Council. How does this square with AFP's stated commitment to impartiality?
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Results: CAMERA's November Corrections
December 2, 2016
Over the course of November, CAMERA prompted 24 corrections across the globe.
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Global Ministries Enlists Sunday School Teachers to Promote Anti-Israel Agenda During Advent
December 1, 2016
The Global Ministries of the UCC and the Disciples of Christ is trying to enlist Sunday school teachers — yes, Sunday school teachers — in its ongoing effort to demonize Israel in the weeks prior to Christmas.
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Former President Jimmy Carter Misrepresents Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in The New York Times
November 30, 2016
A New York Times Op-Ed by former President Jimmy Carter misrepresents United Nations Security Council Resolution 242, the status of disputed land, and Israeli military rule in the West Bank ("Jimmy Carter: America Must Recognize Palestine").
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UK Media Watch Prompts Economist Correction: No Arabic Song Ban
November 30, 2016
CAMERA's UK Media Watch prompts correction of an Economist feature which wrongly reported that Arabic music was banned from Israeli radio for several decades.

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The Huffington Post's Holocaust Inversion
November 28, 2016
Dana Beyer's comparison of Israeli governance to Fascism is offensive and false
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AP Corrects: US Does Not Consider Settlements 'Illegal'
November 22, 2016
CAMERA prompts an important Associated Press correction noting that the U.S. does not consider Israeli settlements illegal. AP's many clients are also correcting, include The New York Times, ABC, The Gazette (Montreal), and more.

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In Reuters Report, No Counterpoint to What “Palestinian Leaders Say”
November 21, 2016
Palestinian leaders say anti-Israel violence is a result of desperation over the collapse of peace talks, Reuters reports. And what do Israeli leaders say? For that, readers are forced to look elsewhere.
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Christian ‘Peacemaker’ Promotes Jew-Hatred in Promised Land
November 18, 2016
Yusef Daher, a Christian "peacemaker," in Jerusalem is promoting Jew-hatred and lionizing rock throwers. What will his patron, the World Council of Churches do?
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Notorious Anti-Jewish Demagogue David Duke Viewed Nationwide on C-SPAN
November 18, 2016
C-SPAN aired a Louisiana U.S. Senate candidates debate which included demagogue David Duke's blame-the-Jews rant enabled by the moderator and characteristically met with silence by C-SPAN.
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CAMERA's UK Media Watch Prompts Indy Correction on Judaism's Holiest Site
November 16, 2016
Following communication from CAMERA's UK Media Watch, Independent editors amend an article which wrongly identified the Western Wall as Judaism's holiest site. The Temple Mount is Judaism's most sacred site.
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The World Council of Churches Supports Christian Anti-Zionist in Jerusalem
November 8, 2016

Yusef Daher, who works at the WCC-supported Jerusalem Interchurch Center (JIC) in Jerusalem, shamelessly promotes theological hatred of the Jewish state in the name of peace.

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Amiram Goldblum's Numbers Don't Add Up
November 7, 2016
Amiram Goldblum cites casualty figures to argue in Haaretz that Yitzhak Rabin's diplomacy led to a dip in violence, but his numbers don't match data from either Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs or B'Tselem.
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CNN's Amanpour Uses Shimon Peres' Passing to Malign Israeli Policies
November 3, 2016
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, discussing the legacy of Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, used Israeli and Palestinian guests to malign Israel’s policies towards the Palestinians.
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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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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.
 
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Eyes On Israel:
CAMERA's Free Media Curriculum
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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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AJAM Watch



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Hamas Charter

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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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