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Reunification of Jerusalem and Media Myths
On June 7, 1967 (28 Iyar) Israeli paratroopers advanced through the Old City of Jerusalem toward the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, reunifying Judaism's capital city after 19 years of division under Jordanian occupation. Today marks the 50th anniversary of that day, and the media myths about Jerusalem continue. CAMERA presents the first in a series of films about those media myths.
  
 
 

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Haaretz's Three-Part Western Wall Error
May 24, 2017
The day after The New York Times correction, Haaretz likewise misidentifies the Western Wall as Judaism's holiest site. Haaretz also erroneously calls the wall "the only remnant of the Second Temple."
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AP Improves Language on Bethlehem Area Security Barrier
May 24, 2017
The Associated Press inaccurately reported yesterday that the security barrier "surrounds" Bethlehem, when in fact it rings the city on the north and west, but not the east and south. CAMERA's prompts moderate improvement to AP's language.
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CAMERA in The Baltimore Sun: Israeli Skepticism of Abbas is Justified
May 24, 2017
CAMERA takes to the pages of The Baltimore Sun to note Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' anti-Jewish incitement.
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HuffPost Arabi Corrects: Trump's Trip Not the First Flight From Arab Country to Israel
May 24, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction of a HuffPost Arabi article which incorrectly reported that President Trump's flight Riyadh to Tel Aviv was the first direct flight from an Arab country to Israel. Israel-bound flights from Amman and Cairo are routine.
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New York Times Corrects, Again, About Judaism's Holiest Site
May 23, 2017
The very day that a CAMERA Op-Ed about "fake news" and media bias appears in The Jerusalem Post, calling out The New York Times for repeatedly misidentifying Judaism's holiest site, the "paper of record" errs – and corrects – again.
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New York Times Video Cuts Key White House Words on Settlement Construction
May 23, 2017
ANew York Times video cuts out significant words from a White House statement, completely misleading about the administration's position on Israeli construction within settlement boundaries.
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HuffPost Arabi Falsely Reports That Trump's Flight Was First From Arab Country to Israel
May 23, 2017
Huffington Post's Arabic edition publishes the ridiculously false claim that President Trump's direct flight to Tel Aviv from Saudi Arabia was the first from an Arab country to Israel. That's news to the travelers on near daily Tel Aviv flights from Cairo and Amman.
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Reuters Corrects Six Day War Jerusalem Infographic
May 23, 2017
CAMERA prompts important corrections to Reuters' Six Day War anniversary infographic which had erased Judaism's ties to Jerusalem and omitted the city's Arab population of over 65,000 in 1948 and 1961.
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Who Is Linda Sarsour?
May 23, 2017
Linda Sarsour is a New York-based, Palestinian-American activist who seems increasingly to be at center stage. But who is she and what does she stand for?
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Infamous Anti-Israel Opera Refuses to Go Away
May 21, 2017
Adams' opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” demonizes Israelis and Jews as a group but not so Arabs or Muslims. Despite controversy and generally mediocre music, the opera persists.
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In English, Haaretz Upgrades Hamas' New Document to New 'Charter'
May 14, 2017
"Lost in Translation": Haaretz's English edition repeatedly misidentifies Hamas' new document as a new "charter," falsely signaling that the anti-Semitic 1988 charter advocating the destruction of Israel and the killing of Jews has been revoked.
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New Jersey Jewish News Promotes Anti-Israel Group Breaking the Silence
May 12, 2017
Jewish media -- like all other media -- should get the facts straight.
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BBC’s Knell Tells Audiences Convicted Terrorists are ‘Political Prisoners’
May 12, 2017
When Palestinian terrorists imprisoned in Israel went on a hunger strike, the BBC devoted extensive coverage and depicted them as political prisoners.
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Christian Science Monitor Misleads About Israel
April 25, 2017
A recent Monitor Upfront editorial examined the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in terms of the controversy generated by the existence of West Bank Jewish communities (“settlements”). The editorial's attempt at balance fell flat.
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New York Times Adds Terrorist Background on Op-Ed Contributor Marwan Barghouti
April 18, 2017
The Marwan Barghouti Op-Ed fiasco underscores that while The Times says it holds governments accountable, it exempts the Palestinians. And while it claims to check and uncover facts, it gives a pass to "the facts" offered up by convicted terrorists.
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After contact from CAMERA, The Washington Post Corrects on 'Jewish-Only' Roads
April 18, 2017
After contact from CAMERA, The Washington Post has issued print and online corrections to a false claim in a March 27, 2017 commentary.
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Taxpayer Supported World Relief Responds Evasively to CAMERA Challenge
April 14, 2017
World Relief, the humanitarian arm of the U.S.-based National Association of Evangelicals, fails to address its role in sponsoring a talk by an activist in South Africa who endorsed violence against Israelis.
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The Fake News About "Fake News"
April 10, 2017
A guide that purports to help readers distinguish fake news from real news gets its facts wrong in at least two cases.
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Quantifying the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict's Importance to Middle East Turmoil
April 7, 2017
For years, the Palestinians have commanded the attention of the media, political agendas and campus activism. Yet a numerical examination of the human toll of wars in the Middle East suggests its importance to regional turmoil is exaggerated.
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'NewsHour' Settlements Broadcast Closes With Erroneous (and Irrelevant) Figure
April 5, 2017
Why does PBS close a broadcast on "what growing Jewish settlements in the West Bank mean for Mideast peace efforts" with a completely irrelevant – and erroneous – figure about Israeli military spending? And, after the Ben Rhodes fiasco, will "NewsHour" correct?
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The Washington Post Omits Important Context on Arab League Summit
April 4, 2017
Sudarsan Raghavan ignores Israeli reservations to Arab Peace Initiative, as well as Israeli peace offers
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CAMERA Op-Ed: "In Pursuit of Fake News"
April 3, 2017
A Washington Post analysis insisted that the New York Times is accurate, asking, "If the New York Times is so inaccurate, where are all of its corrections?" Good question. Where are its corrections?
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CAMERA Prompts Herald Sun Headline Correction on Palestinian Attack
April 3, 2017
CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of a Herald Sun (Australia) headline which falsely portrayed a Palestinian assailant as the victim.
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Opinion as Fact: NYT Retorts to Criticism of Controversial UN Body
March 30, 2017
When the American ambassador to the United Nations criticized the UN's controversial Human Rights Council, the New York Times didn't just report the news. It retorted it.
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AFP Article on Palestinian Incitement Avoids Examples
March 28, 2017
Virtually devoid of actual examples of incitement in the Palestinian school system, an AFP article today gives credence to the Palestinian denial of the widespread phenomenon.
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The Washington Post Soft-Pedals Discredited Anti-Israel U.N. Report
March 27, 2017
The Washington Post uncritically airs the claims of a discredited U.N. official with a history of anti-Semitism.
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Basil Al-Araj, Terror Activist or Young Intellectual? Haaretz's Changing Story
March 26, 2017
Haaretz reported that Israeli forces killed Basil al-Araj, "among the younger generation of Palestinian intellectual and leaders of the boycott movement." Haaretz didn't say that he was also identified as the head of a terror cell planning attacks.
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CAMERA Prompts Washington Post Correction on 'Occupied Gaza'
March 23, 2017
After contact from CAMERA, The Washington Post corrected a March 3, 2017 article that could lead readers to infer that the Gaza Strip is occupied by Israel.
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U.S. News & World Report Removes Erroneous References to Tel Aviv as Israel's Capital
March 22, 2017
Following communication from CAMERA staff, U.S. News & World Report editors today commendably correct erroneous references to Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.
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Palestinian Supporters Get Duped By Avaaz Online Petition
March 20, 2017
A petition by the organization Avaaz, purportedly signed by over 800,000 people, claims Israel is bulldozing a brave community into the ground. Signatories to the petition aren't told much beyond that. Here are the facts.
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Who Is Most Targeted in America? Muslims or Jews? Haaretz Corrects
March 19, 2017
"Jews are the least of its victims," Haaretz's Gidon Levy says of hate crimes in America, citing false figures. CAMERA and Presspectiva prompt corrections in English and Hebrew: Jews are the most targeted religious group in the U.S.
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Teen Vogue Promotes Palestinian Narrative to Adolescent Readers
March 17, 2017
The teen fashion magazine publishes factually shoddy commentary.
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At the NYT, Seeing Israel Through a Jaundiced Eye
March 14, 2017
NYT journalists employ a singular set of criteria to assess racism in Israeli society versus others, similar to the double standard they use to condemn Israel for the sort of laws democratic countries routinely use to govern entry by foreigners into their borders.
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CAMERA Prompts NPR Correction on Annexation Claim
March 14, 2017

After contact from CAMERA, NPR corrects a report which wrongly claimed that Israel annexed the West Bank after the 1967 Six-Day War.

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CAMERA Prompts Correction to New York Times Editorial
March 13, 2017
The correction was published after a New York Times editorial wrongly claimed the United States has consistently held Israeli settlements to be "illegal."
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End of Year Scorecard for 2016 BBC Reporting on Palestinian Terrorist Incidents
March 10, 2017
Due to the BBC's longstanding avoidance of coverage of Palestinian attacks in Israel, BBC Watch has maintained a tally of the number of attacks and frequency of BBC coverage.
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Journalist Highlights Switzerland's War on Israel
March 10, 2017

Journalists expose Switzerland's funding of anti-Israel, anti-peace organizations.

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CAMERA Counters Error and Bias in Threats to Evangelical Support for Israel
March 9, 2017

As efforts intensify to delegitimize Israel among Christians, CAMERA's Partnership of Christians and Jews counters anti-Israel campaigns by presenting the facts. Inside: an interview with Rev. Robert Stearns, an important Christian ally.

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NYT Editorial Errs on BDS and Settlements
March 9, 2017
An editorial today in The New York Times errs on two counts: 1) by claiming that the United States "has consistently held that settlement building in the occupied territories is illegal…." and 2) by claiming that a new Israeli law bars entry to any foreigner who supports the B.D.S. movement.
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What Really Happened at Kerry’s 2016 “Regional Peace Summit”?
March 9, 2017
Selective reporting by US media outlets creates a false narrative
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DPA, AP Correct: Lebanon, not Libya, Borders Israel
March 8, 2017
The changing Middle East is only so changed. Lebanon, not Libya, still borders Israel in the north. CAMERA prompts corrections of AP and DPA photo captions.
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No, New York Times, Abbas Does Not Accept the Jewish State
March 1, 2017
A New York Times Op-Ed by Elhanan Miller speaks of Abbas having accepted a Jewish state, and goes through contortions to mislead readers on this point.
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How the NYT Continues to Skew the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
February 28, 2017
The Times recently published an article about Israel's denial of a work visa to HRW's Omar Shakir, and relayed UN criticism of the sentence handed down by an Israeli court to an IDF soldier. But as is often the case with the NYT, readers were not provided with an objective presentation of the facts from a neutral standpoint or given enough info to form an opinion on the issues.
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AP Corrects on Gaza's 'First' Mall
February 22, 2017
CAMERA prompts corrections today of an AP headline, article and photo captions which wrongly referred to a new mall in Gaza as the territory's "first" mall. In 2010 and 2011, AP had covered the openings of smaller malls.
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CAMERA Prompts Washington Examiner Correction on 'Palestine'
February 22, 2017
After contact from CAMERA, The Washington Examiner changed inaccurate language in a Feb. 10, 2017 report.
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Fact-Checking the Fact-Checkers at AP
February 22, 2017
The AP purports to set the record straight on statements by David Friedman to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearings for ambassadorship to Israel. But the AP "fact-checker" counters Friedman's fully accurate facts with misleading half-truths.
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We Fixed That For You: Ayman Odeh's Op-Ed in the NY Times
February 22, 2017
Another vitriolic Op-Ed in The New York Times takes aim at Israel. Here's what the latest, by Joint List leader Ayman Odeh, might have looked like if he were being candid.
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New York Times Corrects Erroneous Claim That President Trump Visited Israel
February 21, 2017
CAMERA prompts The New York Times to correct an erroneous claim that Trump had previously visited Israel.
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Analyzing Palestinian Propaganda on CNN: Rashid Khalidi on "Fareed Zakaria GPS"
February 20, 2017
Here is an example of how journalist Fareed Zakaria and propagandist Rashid Khalidi join forces to mislead about BDS and Jerusalem. CAMERA provides an analysis of the propaganda techniques used.
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AFP Corrects On 'Two States For Two Peoples'
February 15, 2017
CAMERA prompts correction today of an AFP feature entitled which falsely stated that the 1988 Palestinian Declaration of Independence referred to "two states for two peoples" and that "this recognition is endorsed by" the PLO.
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Popular APM Food Show Splendid Table Served Propaganda Dish Demonizing Israelis
February 14, 2017
Potentially millions of public radio and online podcast listeners were recently subjected to a one-sided segment of the American Public Media (APM) weekly food show The Splendid Table that vilified West Bank Jewish residents.
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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. …More

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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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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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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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