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The Palestinian Authority is increasingly autocratic and prone to violating the Oslo accords that created it. And the media is increasingly prone to ignoring, and failing to inform readers, about internal Palestinian developments.

  
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C-SPAN Pairs with Palestinian Panelists Purveying Anti-Israel Propaganda
October 16, 2017
The “public affairs” television network is at it again broadcasting a propagandistic panel discussion to potentially millions that fans the flames of hatred against Jews and Israel.
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Jerusalem Post Corrects Headline About 'More Settlements'
October 15, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of Jerusalem Post headline which erroneously stated: "Israel Advancing Plans for 4X More Settlements Than Last Year." Plans concern new residential units within existing settlements, not new settlements. 
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AFP Corrects Number of IDF Fatalities in Jenin
October 15, 2017
CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of an AFP article which understated the number of Israeli soldiers killed in battles in Jenin in April 2002. The Daily Mail also corrects.
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CAMERA Op-Ed: The Media and the Missing Abu Jihad
October 9, 2017
A new generation of Palestinian leaders are rising to the fore. Committed to terrorism, the media seems equally committed to ignoring their ascendance, as CAMERA notes in The Washington Jewish Week.
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AP Amends Inflated Gaza Unemployment Figure
October 3, 2017
In response to communication from CAMERA, AP amends an article which overstated Gaza's unemployment rate as "nearly 50 percent." The figure is closer to 40 percent.

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Glass Houses, Haaretz and Neo-Nazi Fans
October 2, 2017
Haaretz takes the prime minister's son to task for "an anti-Semitic collage he posted to the exultant cheers" of a former KKK leader. Meanwhile, guess how many times neo-Nazis, including the same David Duke, gleefully feted Haaretz content.
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Valerie Plame Was Just Echoing the Echo Chamberís Antisemitism
October 2, 2017
Valerie Plame's most recent anti-Semitic tweet is evidence of a growing pattern of mainstreaming anti-Semitism, of which the media plays a part, as CAMERA details.
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CNEWA Changes Graphic on Christians in Israel
September 28, 2017
The Catholic Near East Welfare Association has removed a deceptive graphic about the population of Christians in Israel and replaced it with a more accurate one.
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CAMERA Prompts Wave of Corrections on Shamasneh Family Eviction
September 27, 2017
CAMERA prompts several corrections after multiple media outlets stated as fact that the Shamasnehs, evicted from their Sheik Jarrah home, had lived there since 1964, making them "protected tenants." Times of Israel, Haaretz and The Jerusalem Post correct: The courts found no evidence of residency prior to 1968, and thus the family did not have that status.
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Reuters Corrects Captions: U.S. Embassy Not in Jerusalem
September 26, 2017
In a change from the usual journalistic misstep in which media outlets frequently misidentify Tel Aviv as Israel's capital, Reuters captions relocated the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. CAMERA prompts correction: The embassy is in Tel Aviv.
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Times of Israel Corrects About Shamasneh Family Eviction Case
September 25, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of a Times of Israel article which stated as fact that the Shamasnehs lived since 1964 in the home from which they were recently evicted, making them "protected tenants." In fact, the courts found that their residency started after 1968, so they weren't entitled to that status.
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Newsweek Corrects on Hamas Document, Israel's Capital
September 19, 2017
CAMERA prompts corrections at Newsweek: Hamas' May 2017 policy document did not replace the founding charter calling for Israel's destruction and Tel Aviv is not to be used as shorthand for Israel.
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BBC Arabic Removes False Claim About Excavation-Related Arrests
September 17, 2017
Following communication from CAMERA Arabic, BBC Arabic removes a news article's false claim that Israel often arrests members of the northern Islamic Movement for protesting against archaeological excavations in the vicinity of Temple Mount.
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CAMERA Prompts National Geographic Corrections on 'Palestine,' Barrier and Leila Khaled
September 17, 2017
CAMERA prompts corrections to a National Geographic travel article which wrongly referred to "Palestine," which mischaracterized PFLP hijacker Leila Khaled as an "activist," and which significantly overstated the length of the West Bank barrier.
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CAMERA Op-Ed: How Terrorists and Tyrants Do PR
September 13, 2017
Terrorist groups have their own public relations methods. And they involve controlling, intimidating and blindfolding the press, as CAMERA notes in The Washington Examiner.
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Vox "Explanatory Journalism" Continues to Misinform Readers About Israel
September 13, 2017
A Vox podcast relayed several errors about the Arab-Israeli conflict. The outlet refused to correct the false claim that Palestinians "can't go into" hospitals in Israeli settlements.
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Success: PBS Amends "Dying to Be a Martyr" Lesson Plan
September 11, 2017
Although the plan is significantly improved, many problems with it remain.
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Aid Group Partially Corrects Error-Ridden Huffington Post Op-Ed
September 10, 2017
CAMERA prompts Huffington Post corrections about the number of trucks crossing into Gaza and the territory's poverty rate, but falsehoods still abound in an Op-Ed by ANERA's Hani Almadhoun.
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In Hani Almadhoun's Gaza Piece, Huffington Post Suspends Fact-Checking
September 6, 2017

The United Nations reportedly funds ANERA, but that doesn't deter Hani Almadhoun, the NGO's director of donor development, from completely disregarding or misusing UN Gaza data on everything from truck crossings to reconstruction.

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Backgrounder: Tanzim
September 5, 2017
CAMERA takes a look at the Tanzim faction, an underreported group that is likely to dominate the future of the Palestinian Authority.
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CAMERA Op-Ed: USA Todayís Orwellian Report on Anti-Jewish Violence
September 5, 2017
USA Today has refused to correct a headline that whitewashes anti-Jewish violence.
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Newsweek Guilty of the "Big Omission": Concealing Palestinian Rejection of Statehood Offers
September 1, 2017
Journalist Gregg Carlstrom devotes nearly 5,000 words to explaining why Palestinians don't have a state. Not one of those words informs readers that Palestinian leaders have rejected a state on multiple occasions.
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Independent, Times of Israel Update: Police Find Palestinian Girl Died in Car Accident
August 31, 2017
Following communication from UK Media Watch and CAMERA, the Independent and Times of Israel, respectively, update about Aseel Abu Oun, a Palestinian girl killed when an Israeli driver hit her. Editors add that police concluded the incident was an accident. 
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NPR Skews the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
August 30, 2017
NPR journalists are once again flouting their media outlet's ethical guidelines and delivering an inaccurate, incomplete and skewed version of the news about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
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Al Jazeera English Corrects: Haifa Not in 'Northern Occupied Palestine'
August 29, 2017
After Al Jazeera English redrew the map, placing Haifa in "northern occupied Palestine," CAMERA's Israel office today prompts a correction.
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Christian Century Does Right Thing, Removes James M. Wall From Masthead
August 29, 2017
Christian Century has, without fanfare, removed the name of its former editor, James M. Wall, from the masthead of the print version of its magazine. From 2012 to 2015, Wall served on the editorial board of an antisemitic website, Veterans News Now.
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New York Times Praises Profane Anti-Israel Poet
August 27, 2017
The New York Times recently reverentially profiled poet (now an Anglican Church priest) Alice Goodman, creator of the anti-Israel wording in a controversial grand opera.
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Reuters Uses Ellipses to Downplay Al Jazeera Journalist's Quote
August 18, 2017
In its coverage of Israeli plans to revoke the press card of al Jazeera reporter Elias Karram, the news agency removed twice the word "resistance" from the journalist's damning comments.
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Alternative Facts Under NY Times Editor Matt Seaton
August 16, 2017
The Opinion editor refuses to correct claims that Eilat was an Egyptian port, Abbas accepts a Jewish state, Israel built no Arab cities, and Palestinian factions don't call for a one-state solution, and defends the claims with alternative facts of his own.
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PBS Stands by "Dying to Be a Martyr" Curriculum
August 15, 2017
Despite criticism from its own Ombudsman, PBS' website still includes biased "Dying to Be a Martyr" curriculum
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CNEWA Misleading Its Supporters on Christian Population in Israel
August 11, 2017

Catholic welfare association misinforms its supporters about Christian population in Israel.

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The Atlantic Wrongly Blames Israel for Jerusalem Impasse
August 11, 2017
Gregg Carlstrom claims the Israeli position on Jerusalem rules out two-state deal
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AFP Corrects: 3 Israelis Murdered in Halamish, Not 2
August 9, 2017
CAMERA prompts corrections to AFP photo captions today which incorrectly claimed that an assailant killed two Israelis in Halamish and which failed to identify the murderer as Palestinian. A Palestinian terrorist stabbed three members of the Salomon family to death.
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CAMERA Prompts NYT to Pull Anti-Semitic Talkback
August 9, 2017
New York Times editors thanked CAMERA for bringing to their attention an anti-Semitic comment that was highlighted as a NYT pick. They apologized and removed the offensive talkback, saying it had been published and highlighted in error.
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Did Benny Morris Change His Views on Alleged Zionist Ethnic Cleansing Plan?
August 9, 2017
Daniel Blatman writes in Haaretz that Benny Morris (at left) contradicts his earlier research when he claims that pre-state Zionist leaders did not have a grand plan to expel Palestinian Arabs. Morris maintains that for decades his position has been consistent. Which historian is correct?
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Can The Washington Post 'Google' Anti-Jewish Incitement?
August 8, 2017

A recent Washington Post report omits Palestinian incitement to anti-Jewish violence, disregards basic journalistic due diligence and treats with contempt a suggestion that the paper do its job.

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New York Times "Journeys" Corrects on Gaza Area "Settlements," "Palestine"
August 7, 2017

CAMERA prompts correction of promotional material for a New York Times "Journeys" Israel trip which misleadingly referred to Israeli "settlements" near Gaza. Editors also correct an inaccurate reference to "Palestine."

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Haaretz Bungles Coverage of Palestinian Casualty
August 4, 2017
After correcting false July 21 headlines in English and Hebrew which stated as fact that an Israeli settler shot dead a Palestinian, Haaretz's English edition continues to misreport the undetermined circumstances surrounding the death of Mohammed Sharaf.
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Washington Post Op-Ed Shills for Hezbollah Ally
August 4, 2017

A Washington Post Op-Ed advocates for U.S. aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), but fails to mention Lebanon's tacit alliance with Hezbollah.

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The Atlantic Whips up Sympathy for Jordanian Screwdriver Attacker
August 4, 2017

In discussing Jordanian anger over metal detectors on the Temple Mount, the magazine fails to mention why those security measures were implemented.

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The Los Angeles Times, Jordan, Israel and Selective Affronts
August 3, 2017
A Los Angeles Times news article yesterday about deteriorating Jordanian-Israeli relations exclusively blames Israeli decisions "widely seen as an affront to Jordan's King," and completely ignores Jordanian actions "widely seen as an affront" to many Israelis.
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NYT: Shaping Perceptions of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
August 3, 2017
The New York Times did not publish quotes from the campaign of incitement by Palestinian leaders or describe the enactment of anti-Israeli violence at a Hamas camp. And it did not report on the terrorist stabbing of an Israeli civilian, likely a result of such incitement. What did it emphasize instead?
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Times of Israel: Jordanian's Attack on Israeli Embassy Guard Is a Fact
August 3, 2017
CAMERA prompts a Times of Israel correction of an article which had said Jordanian "apparently" attacked an Israeli embassy guard, as if Jordan had not confirmed the facts.
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CAMERA Op-Ed: Hezbollah's Media Relations Department
August 2, 2017
CAMERA takes to the pages of The Washington Examiner to highlight Hezbollah's use of the press in the terror group's war against Israel.
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How Reuters Twists a Fistfight That Never Was
August 2, 2017
 Reuters completely ignores Israeli MK Oren Hazan's numerous messages of peace and falsely implies that the Israeli lawmaker expressed disappointment that he missed a fistfight with his Jordanian counterpart.
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The Making of a Terrorist
August 2, 2017
On Aug. 2, 2017, a Palestinian teenager savagely stabbed a man stocking shelves in a Yavne supermarket, leaving the victim fighting for his life. Instead of portraying such brutality as "lone wolf" attacks, as the media often does, CAMERA suggests journalists examine the connection between Palestinian summer camps and the making of a terroist.
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"Fight the Jews": Sacramento Bee Sanitizes Anti-Semitic Sermon
July 28, 2017
Ammar ShahinDid Sacramento Bee reporter Anita Chabria cover, or cover up, an anti-Semitic sermon at a California mosque?
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National Geographic Corrects 'Palestine' Terminology
July 28, 2017
CAMERA today prompts a National Geographic correction of a reference to the Palestinian territories as "Palestine."
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AFP Adds Key Information on Arab Attacks in Jordan, Jerusalem
July 28, 2017
CAMERA prompts key AFP additions about attacks on Israelis. Jordanian authorities agreed with Israel that a Jordanian worker stabbed an Israeli. Also, Israel added new Temple Mount security measures following a deadly Arab attack on policemen.
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Amid Weeks of Terror, Wall Street Journal Obscures Identity of Attackers, Downgrades Temple Mount
July 27, 2017
The publication also omits important context about the Al Aqsa libel
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National Geographic's Palestinian Water Propaganda
July 26, 2017
Numerous Israel-related articles appearing in the National Geographic Society's magazine for many years have contained false history and political statements disparaging the Jewish nation. The trend continues on NG's cable TV channel.
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Other Features 



Indoctrinating Our Youth

For purchase on Amazon

The Assault on Evangelical Support for Israel
 
 
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C-SPAN Watch

Washington 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.

 
Informed individuals are urged to phone in during segments relevant to Israel or the Middle East. If aired, such a call will be noted as a C-SPAN Watch entry which will include an online link to the video clip of the call. The call-in numbers are…More

Click here
for latest entry (Oct. 13, 2017)


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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Click here
for last posting (April 2, 2016 broadcast).

AJAM Watch



Click for more information.
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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