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Vox
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.
  
The Six-Day War:
Causes and Consequences
 On this anniversary of the Six-Day War, it is as important as ever to understand how the 1967 war fits into the history of the Middle East.


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 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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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 Today’s 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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Haaretz Falsehood: Netanyahu Called Temple Mount 'Religious Site for Muslims Only'
July 25, 2017
In 2015 ,did Prime Minister Netanyahu declare the Temple Mount a "religious site for Muslims only," as Haaretz's English edition reported? No, he said the opposite, "recognizing the importance of the Temple Mount to peoples of all three monotheistic faiths." 
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Boston Globe Op-Ed Upends Rosa Parks Legacy
July 25, 2017
In order to better make its pro-BDS case, an Op-Ed in the Boston Globe insists that measures to discourage anti-Israel boycotts "betray" the legacy of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. But Parks was an outspoken and very public opponent of anti-Israel boycotts
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CAMERA Op-Ed: The Washington Post Passes on Palestinian Incitement
July 25, 2017
CAMERA takes to the pages of the Algemeiner to highlight The Washington Post omitting Palestinian incitement
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UK Media Frame Palestinian murder of Jews in Halamish as a ‘Clash’ Over Metal Detectors
July 24, 2017
UK media turn Palestinian murder of Jews in Halamish into a ‘clash’ over metal detectors. Absent is the history of Palestinian incitement, anti-Semitism and violence, all based on the false pretext of protecting Muslim holy sites.
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Updated: The Battle Over Jerusalem and the Temple Mount
July 24, 2017
--Once again, the dishonest battle cry to "defend" the Al Aqsa mosque from Jewish plans of takeover, is being cynically used  as a clarion call for violent jihad. It is the latest salvo in a war against Judaism's legacy in Jerusalem. CAMERA provides background on the battle over the Temple Mount, which is based on Muslim claims of supremacy and fought on multiple political and violent battlefronts.
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LA Times Amends Israel 'Refusing Entry' Editorial: HRW's Omar Shakir Has 1-Year Visa
July 20, 2017
In an editorial with a highly misleading headline ("No entry for Israel's critics"), The Los Angeles Times reported that Israel had turned away a Human Rights Watch researcher. After communication from CAMERA, The Times clarifies: Omar Shakir later received a one-year visa.
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C-SPAN Repeatedly Passes off Palestinian Propaganda Film as Factual Documentation
July 20, 2017
In June and July 2017, C-SPAN aired a film promoting the Palestinian victimization narrative. The network had reacted to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley recently decrying the U.N.’s bias against the Jewish state.
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AP Corrects on Iranian Support for Global Terrorism
July 19, 2017
Why does the State Department list Iran as a sponsor of terrorism? Simply because of "its support of anti-Israel groups," as if backing for Students for Justice in Palestine is enough to get Iran on the list? Hardly. CAMERA prompts an AP correction: Iran supports "Hezbollah and other Shia militia groups, including in Iraq, Syria and Bahrain."
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Palestinian Christian Group Asks WCC to Engage in Lawfare Against Critics
July 19, 2017
A newly established group of Palestinian Christian organizations is asking the World Council of Churches to engage in lawfare against its critics in the West. If the WCC obliges, it will represent a new low for the ecumenical organization.
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Why Spanish People Get It Wrong
July 19, 2017
El País, the largest and most influential newspaper in the Spanish world, has a long history of biased reporting about the Jewish state and the Arab-Israeli conflict.  For several years since 2009, the newspaper's coverage was somewhat more balanced and objective.  But it seems, over the past year, to be drifting back to its previous anti-Israel reporting and its opinion pages have become a forum for anti-Israel activists.
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AFP Amends Captions: Temple Mount Closures Follow Deadly Attacks
July 17, 2017
A series of AFP photo captions noted: "Israel took the highly unusual decision to close the Al-Aqsa mosque compound for Friday prayers, leading to anger from Muslims and Jordan." Only after communication from CAMERA did the agency add the reason for the closure and new security measures: a deadly attack by Israeli Arabs.
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The New York Times: Misleading by Omission
July 16, 2017
A New York Times' article about a July 14th Palestinian terror attack in Jerusalem contains no falsehoods or errors, but nevertheless manages to mislead readers both about Jerusalem and its holy sites, as well as the motives behind the events.
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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

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for latest entry (Sept. 23, 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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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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