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Breaking the Silence Gets Failing Grade in Channel 10's Fact-Check
At the core of the controversy surrounding Breaking the Silence is the question as to whether its testimonies are reliable. An investigative report by "Hamakor," Israel’s Channel 10's flagship news magazine, suggests that the answer is a resounding "no."
  
Wave of Palestinian Violence Accompanied by Spate of Bad Writing
 


CAMERA Prompts AFP Correction on Terrorist Attacks
July 20, 2016
After CAMERA contacted AFP about their use of the term "alleged" to describe actual, murderous terror attacks by Palestinians, the wire service corrected the faulty text.
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Al Jazeera America Failed, But Qatar Still Has AJ+
July 19, 2016
With AJ+, Al Jazeera puts up a façade of liberalism. The image is belied by an AJ+ producer's terror-apologia, a contributor dubbed by German officials as an anti-Semite, and its inaccurate anti-Israel propaganda.
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AP Reports Like, Instead of About, Breaking the Silence
July 19, 2016
It is one thing for a serious news organization to write about a project affiliated with Breaking the Silence. But in its report on author Colm Toibin's Hebron visit, AP adopts the much-criticized NGO's controversial narrative.

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Hezbollah Backgrounder: 2016
July 19, 2016
Ten years after the 2016 Hezbollah-Israel war, CAMERA provides the essential details on the terror group that are too often missing from news coverage
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Palestinian Islamic Jihad Backgrounder: 2016
July 19, 2016
Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)is a small, largely Iranian-funded, U.S.-designated terrorist group. Although the group receives less media coverage than its competitor and sometime rival Hamas, the threat to Israel posed by PIJ is considerable. CAMERA offers a look at the history and objectives of a terror group whose reach has extended to the U.S.
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UNESCO and the Denial of Jewish History
July 13, 2016
For years there has been a concerted effort by Palestinians and Muslim states to rewrite history and eradicate any Jewish connection to Judaism's holiest sites. This includes getting international bodies, like UNESCO, to validate historical revisionism.
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CAMERA Prompts Christian Science Monitor Corrections on 'Palestine,' 'New' Settlements, Jerusalem
July 12, 2016
CAMERA prompts a series of corrections in a Christian Science Monitor blog on topics ranging from "Palestine" terminology to "new Israeli settlements" and the location of top-level Egyptian-Israeli meetings.
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CAMERA Op-Ed Challenges Hill Commentary Whitewashing Hamas
July 11, 2016

An Op-Ed in The Hill laments "Gaza's plight" while omitting any mention of Hamas, the U.S.-designated terror group that rules the Strip.

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Haaretz Omits Critical Information on New Police Regulations
July 10, 2016
Newly published regulations are very clear that Israel's police can only open live fire when there is a clear and immediate danger to life or limb. In two articles, Haaretz completely omits this critical qualification.
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CAMERA Op-Ed in Washington Examiner Notes Palestinian Incitement
July 7, 2016

Palestinian incitement and glorification of anti-Jewish violence is frequently underreported by major U.S. news media outlets

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Mapping Changes in Terminology Used by BBC to Describe the Temple Mount
July 7, 2016
BBC has adopted both the language and the political ideology found in the PLO’s November 2014 recommendations for describing the Temple Mount.
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Nasrallah Speech Requires Update of BBC’s Hizballah Profile
July 7, 2016
BBC continues to be vague about Iranian financing of Hezbollah despite overwhelming evidence.
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Bogus Page-One Haaretz Headline: 'Donors Halt Funds' to Ben-Gurion University (Updated)
July 6, 2016
A bogus page-one Haaretz headline today claims "2 Ben-Gurion U. donors halt funds as Breaking the Silence award revoked." One "donor" hasn't donated since 1993, another so-called "donor" is actually the relative of a donor.

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Reuters' Luke Baker Spins An Article About the Quartet's Report Into a Propaganda Piece
July 6, 2016
A Reuters article by Israel bureau chief Luke Baker provides a clear example of how a partisan journalist can spin what should have been an objective news account of a newly-released international report into a propaganda piece promoting one side’s position in a conflict.
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UK Media Watch Prompts Sports Journal Correction on 'Illegality' of Occupation
July 6, 2016
CAMERA's UK Media Watch prompts correction of an Inside the Games article which incorrectly reported that "Israel's occupation of the region is considered illegal under international law." CAMERA previously elicited a correction on the same error in The New York Times.
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Washington Think Tank Misleads C-SPAN Viewers About Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
July 4, 2016
In an event aired live on C-SPAN, Center for a New American Security (CNAS) discussing prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace, ignored the elephant in the room – unacceptable Palestinian demands coupled with unceasing anti-Israel, anti-Jewish incitement.
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New York Times Corrects Mistranslations Downplaying Palestinian Mother's Praise for Terrorism
July 3, 2016
CAMERA prompts corrections of mistranslations in a New York Times video which excised the praise of Um Kamel Tarayreh, for her son Mohammed, the "martyr" and "hero" who murdered 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel in her bed.
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‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ Repeats anti-Israel Clichés; Post Provides a Platform
June 29, 2016

The Washington Post's "Post Everything" blog provides space for an anti-Israel group to post little but anti-Israel distortions.

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The Washington Post's Chronic CAIRless Syndrome
June 29, 2016
The Washington Post quotes CAIR's ‘Islamophobia' warnings uncritically. A federal appeals court orders the group to stand trial for fraud. When will Post readers find out?
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Al Jazeera Uses Classic Canard to Promote Jihad Against Jews
June 29, 2016
CAMERA has criticized some in the media for abandoning their journalistic duty to highlight the Palestinian canards employed to incite violence, but now AJ+, has taken it a step further by actively creating content to promote the false Temple Mount propaganda that incites anti-Jewish violence.
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NPR's Conflict of Interest No Conflict, NPR Decides
June 29, 2016

NPR's ombudsman finds subsidies to cover the Iran nuclear deal from an advocate of the pact a ‘transparency' concern, not a credibility indictment.

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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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Israel Recycles Water, Amira Hass Recycles False Water Charges
June 23, 2016
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.
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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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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 (July 5, 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 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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