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Israel Recycles Water, Amira Hass Recycles False Water Charges
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.
  
Wave of Palestinian Violence Accompanied by Spate of Bad Writing
 


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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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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Film Review: Promises
June 22, 2016
This dated documentary is currently being used as part of the curriculum in some American public middle schools. The film examines the Arab-Israeli conflict through the eyes of seven children living in the Jerusalem vicinity, from both sides of the conflict. While the protagonists are appealing, the take-away message of the film, based on misleading context and a lack of essential background information, is one-sided and politicized.
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Four Publications Fix False Michael Oren Quote
June 22, 2016
The New York Times, Telegraph, Huffington Post, and Daily Caller have corrected or pulled an inaccurate quote of former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren.
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Politico Op-Ed Tars Israel with Causing Palestinian Crimes
June 20, 2016

A Politico commentary blamed Palestinian terrorism on Israel. Such counter-factual inversion is a propaganda device. Next: ‘How Jews Incite Antisemitism'?

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Haaretz's Amira Hass Sweeps Away the Facts
June 19, 2016
Haaretz's Amira Hass alleged that Israel destroyed six houses and a kindergarten, rendering 26 Hamadin Bedouin homeless, including 13 kids. She concealed the fact that the structures went up only four days before their dismantlement.
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CAMERA Op-Ed in Washington Jewish Week: The Greatest Threat to Palestinian Arab Youth
June 17, 2016

CAMERA rebuts an anti-Israel Op-Ed in The Hill that featured a distorted quote and omitted anti-Jewish incitement by Palestinian leaders.

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Contrary to Indy Charge, Israel Increased Water Supply to Palestinians During Ramadan
June 16, 2016
The latest smear against Israel in the British media involves the recurring false accusation that Israel cruelly uses water as a weapon against Palestinian civilians, by denying civilians an adequate supply.
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Fact Check: New York Times Reporter Claims Michael Oren Advised Trump
June 16, 2016
After Israel's former ambassador to the U.S. was asked what the Orlando terror attack may mean for the American presidential race, he responded. Some journalists quickly seized on the remarks to suggest he was "advising" Donald Trump.
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CAMERA Hosts Palestinian Human Rights Activist for Congressional Talk
June 15, 2016

On June 14, 2016, CAMERA hosted Bassem Eid, a veteran Palestinian human rights activist, for a Capitol Hill briefing on the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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CAMERA Asks Mart Green to Unwind Damage to Israel's Reputation by Movie
June 14, 2016
CAMERA calls on producer Mart Green to "unwind the damage" to Israel's reputation (and American Jews) caused by Little Town of Bethlehem, a 2010 movie that defamed Israelis and whitewashed Palestinian violence. It was shown in 400 venues.
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Israel, Terror, and the New York Times
June 9, 2016
NYTThe New York Times is willing to label as terrorism attacks against civilians in France and other countries. But when the attacks are against Israelis, terrorism is not terrorism.
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Israel-Obsessed Salon's Boring Refrains and Inevitable Hypocrisy
June 9, 2016
When your guiding principle is be "Israel is Evil," other principles, such as support or opposition to a state exercising financial leverage against those practicing discrimination, fall by the wayside.
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Palestinians Celebrate Tel Aviv Terror, Media M.I.A
June 9, 2016
Many news media outlets have failed to report Palestinian jubilation of the June 8, 2016 Tel Aviv terror attack
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VICE News Parrots BDS Talking Points
June 9, 2016
VICE News's superficial and misleading description of BDS is evidence of either ignorance or bias.
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Yahoo News Promotes Al Jazeera's Anti-Israel Propaganda
June 8, 2016
It might have severed its relationship with hate sites Veterans News Now and Mint Press, but Yahoo News continues to push distorted anti-Israel propaganda onto its readers.
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On Jerusalem Day and Diplomacy, Too Many Washington Post Omissions
June 7, 2016
Reporting on Israel's Jerusalem Day and diplomacy, The Washington Post served ‘Swiss cheese journalism' to readers—too many holes, not enough substance.
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Washington Post Reports on Israeli Victim but Obscures Palestinian Incitement
June 6, 2016
A Washington Post report on an Israeli victim of Palestinian terrorism obscures the root cause: anti-Jewish incitement
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Washington Post on ‘Netanyahu’s Shift’ Conventional, Not Wise
June 2, 2016

Washington Post editorial doubts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's offer to negotiate, barely notices Palestinian rejectionism.

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Those Wacky Palestinians' History Hoax
June 2, 2016

What to call a museum with no exhibits? A practical joke? Or, if reporting for major news media, a striking monument to Palestinian Arab history.

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Forward's Zonszein Should Correct Her Complaint About NY Times Correction
June 1, 2016
Forward columnist Mairav Zonszein insists the New York Times owes readers an explanation for disappearing scare quotes. But it is her own account of the story that is in need of redress.
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‘Rigorous Neutrality’?: Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate’s Nasser Abu Baker Moonlights For AFP
May 24, 2016
Agence France Presse identifies "rigorous neutrality" as a paramount principle. Why, then, does the agency publish articles about Palestinian-Israeli affairs by Nasser Abu Baker, chairman of the Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate and a lead force behind the boycott of Israeli journalists?
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New York Times Corrects: Gaza Concrete Ban Applied Only to Private Entities
May 24, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of a New York Times article which inaccurately reported: "In April, Israel suspended the delivery of cement to Gaza for the reconstruction of homes." The ban applied only to private imports, not to those of aid groups and states.
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Reuters Corrects: Gaza Concrete Ban Only For Private Imports
May 24, 2016
Following The New York Times, Reuters is the second news outlet within 24 hours to correct the inaccuracy that Israel had imposed a 45-day ban on concrete imports into Gaza. The ban applied only to private deliveries; nearly 40,000 tons entered during that time.
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An Analysis of Lonely Planet's Israel Travel Guide
May 23, 2016
Misinformation about Israel has spread to many forms of media. Travel guides are not immune. CAMERA reviews various travel guides for accuracy and bias.
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Popular Photography Website PetaPixel Promotes Palestinian Propaganda
May 21, 2016
The author of PetaPixel's “The Other Side of Palestine" photo essay unconvincingly claims that he did “not turn this article into a political essay” but that's exactly what resulted from his work as posted and its propagandistic anti-Israel links.
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USA Today Report on Israel’s Independence Day Hits and Misses
May 19, 2016
USA Today offered mixed reporting on commemorations of Israel's Independence Day.
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Spinning the Clinton Parameters On Al Jazeera
May 19, 2016
Al Jazeera's Mehdi Hasan insists Arafat did not reject, and Israel did not accept, Clinton's call for a Palestinian state on 95 to 97 percent of the West Bank, and admonished Indyk for saying otherwise. So who was right?
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Washington Post Word Choice Tilted ‘Balance’ to Palestinian Self-Justifications
May 18, 2016
Containing four of journalism's six basic elements doesn't mean a report is two-third's correct. As Washington Post coverage of Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy shows, one-third missing is not a passing grade.
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BBC News Tries - and Fails - to Explain Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism
May 18, 2016
BBC is unable to coherently define or explain antisemitism and anti-Zionism because within its own ranks it has become immersed in the muck of conspiracy theories and biased misinformation.
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What the BBC World Service Edited Out of a Boston Calling Report
May 18, 2016
BBC World Service fails to inform its listeners about the radical anti-Israel politics of its guest Ayelet Waldman, in a discussion about her writing on the Israeli "occupation" of the West Bank.
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NPR Misleads Public on Palestinian Incitement to Violence
May 17, 2016
NPR runs another piece whitewashing and concealing the role of Abbas and the PA leadership in promoting anti-Israel hatred and encouraging violence, thus depriving listeners of the facts they need to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict.
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AFP Corrects Photo Caption on Palestinian Refugee
May 16, 2016
An AFP correction today, prompted by CAMERA, underscores the media tendency to conflate approximately 600,000 Palestinians who fled or were expelled in 1948 with millions of their descendants.
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Toronto Star Corrects Inflated Number of Palestinian Refugees
May 15, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of a Toronto Star photo caption which grossly inflated the number of Palestinians displaced in the 1948 war. The caption cited five million; the actual figure is closer to 600,000.
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Washington Post’s Letter from Israel Should be Marked ‘Return to Sender’
May 11, 2016

A tour bus of blame Israel activists, shepherded by a dubious non-profit organization, travels to Hebron. The Washington Post goes along for the ride

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Reality Goes Missing in Anti-Israel Hill Op-Ed
May 11, 2016
Anti-Israel activist Sylvia Schwarz smears the Jewish state in a fact-free Op-Ed at The Hill's Congress Blog. CAMERA responds.
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New York Times Again Downplays BDS Extremism
May 10, 2016
BDS activists are open about their radical, rejectionist aims. So why does the New York Times pretend that the group is merely opposed to Israeli policies in the West Bank?
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History's Problematic History About Einstein and Zionism
May 6, 2016
History Channel’s Web page “Albert Einstein: Fact or Fiction” purveys as fact a bit of fiction that amounts to a serious mischaracterization of Einstein’s Zionism and Zionism itself.
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Sketchy Chronology Haunts Washington Post and BBC on Gaza War
May 5, 2016

Washington Post follows BBC down the “cycle of violence” or “summer of violence” rabbit hole in futile hunt for 2014 Gaza war's origin.

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Alliance of Baptists Doesn’t Let Facts Get in the Way of Affirming BDS
May 4, 2016
The Alliance of Baptists has enlisted in the BDS movement and in so doing, joined the ranks of those who promote propaganda and misinformation to delegitimize the Jewish State.
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Analyst: The West Ignores Palestinian Leaders' Autocratic Tendencies
May 3, 2016
The West ignores the increasingly autocratic tendencies of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, argues analyst Grant Rumley in Newsweek
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Under Fire for Bias, Haaretz Editor Aluf Benn Lashes Out, Errs on Facts
May 2, 2016
Haaretz editor Aluf Benn again attempts to deflect criticism of skewed and inaccurate translations in Haaretz's English edition, and encounters increasing public ire.
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CAMERA Prompts Wall Street Journal Correction on Temple Mount
April 27, 2016
After CAMERA contacted Wall Street Journal editors, the newspaper corrected misleading language that omitted the role of the Temple Mount in Judaism, even while describing the site as sacred to Christians and Muslims.
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CBS News Plays the Palestinian Propaganda Game in Gaza
April 27, 2016
The Palestinian victimization narrative gets an assist from CBS’ Charlie Rose and Barry Petersen. They are not unaccustomed to this role. The game is an exercise in propaganda, Gaza Strip style.
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ISIS May Possess Chemical Weapons on Syrian-Israel Border
April 27, 2016
An affiliate of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), called the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade, may possess chemical weapons near the Syrian-Israeli border. Yet, the U.N. seems intent on ignoring this threat to the Jewish state.
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Washington Post Errs on J Street
April 26, 2016
Washington Post reporting on a major J Street event failed to properly identify the organization
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Washington Times Report on ‘Israeli Clashes’ Falls Off Credibility Cliff
April 26, 2016

A Washington Times report by special correspondent Asma Jawabreh fails to dig deeper into the roots on anti-Jewish violence

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CAMERA Notes Intimidation of Journalists in The Washington Times
April 25, 2016
CAMERA takes to the pages of The Washington Times to note intimidation of journalists by Islamist terrorists and authoritarian regimes—and its influence on reporting
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Why Was This Washington Post Coverage Different from All Other Coverage?
April 25, 2016
The Washington Post had a peculiar way of saying “Happy Passover.” It ran a commentary proposing replacing the festival with one celebrating freedom from “gods that enslave” people and from “families that don't love them.”
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Terror Analyst: Ties Exist Between Hamas-linked Charities and BDS
April 22, 2016
A former U.S. Treasury Department terror analyst testified before the U.S. Congress on ties between the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) and Hamas-linked charities.
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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 (June 18, 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 (or at least suspended) broadcasting on April 12, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.
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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