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‘Rigorous Neutrality’?: Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate’s Nasser Abu Baker Moonlights For AFP
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?
  
Wave of Palestinian Violence Accompanied by Spate of Bad Writing
 


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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CAMERA in JNS: Media Miss Emergence of New Iranian-Funded Palestinian Terror Group
April 21, 2016
A new Iranian-backed Palestinian terrorist group has emerged—and by appearances, it may be expanding. Yet, many in the U.S. media have failed to take notice.
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Time Magazine Ignores Facts to Denigrate Israel
April 21, 2016
Time Magazine has a long and unfortunate history of anti-Israel bias, dating back many decades. This month, it added two more one-sided articles defaming Israelis.
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Revisiting the BBC’s Source of 2014 Gaza Casualty Data
April 19, 2016
BBC continues to use falsified casualty figures on the 2014 Gaza conflict provided by the UN despite revelations that the UN figures come from organizations openly hostile to Israel.
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UNESCO Erases Jewish Connection to Temple Mount, Kotel
April 19, 2016
On April 15, UNESCO, a United Nations organization charged with protecting cultural, religious and historic sites, adopted a historically absurd resolution ignoring Jewish ties to the holy religious site of the Temple Mount and the Western Wall area in Jerusalem's Old City
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About Israeli Settlements, Washington Post Keeps Newsworthy 'Secret'
April 18, 2016

Watergate revelations notwithstanding, The Washington Post can keep secrets when it wants to. That's especially so regarding the “secret” of international law supporting Israel's claim that West Bank settlements are legal.

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Distorted Haaretz English Translations On Israeli Public Agenda
April 18, 2016
As Hebrew social media memes skewer Haaretz's distorted English translations, publisher Amos Schocken and editor Aluf Benn are on the defensive. Meanwhile, CAMERA today catches the latest "Haaretz, Lost in Translation." Avi Dichter ordered Yasser Arafat's assassination, according to Haaretz in English.

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Salon.com Parrots PLO Talking Points
April 15, 2016
 Salon.com depicts itself as a place to go for inspired alternative journalism. But its two commentators on Israel, David Palumbo-Liu and Ben Norton offer mindnumbing propaganda as they endlessly recycle PLO talking points.
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AFP Corrects: Entebbe Hijackers Singled Out Jews, Not Just Israelis
April 13, 2016
CAMERA prompts correction of an Agence France Presse article which incorrectly reported that the Entebbe hijackers singled out Israeli passengers. In fact, the terrorists singled out Israeli and non-Israeli Jewish passengers.
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BBC World Service Touts an Ill-informed Caricature of Israel
April 7, 2016
Listeners to the March 26th/27th edition of the BBC World Service programme ‘The Cultural Frontline’ heard a lengthy caricature of Israel and Israeli Jews from Arab lands rife with inaccuracy and omission.
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Vox’s April Fools’ Day ‘Reporting’ on Palestinian Terror Attacks
April 7, 2016
Vox celebrated April Fools' Day with a bad joke about Israel. A pretend analysis by the "news explainer" was riddled by omissions and tripped up by a lack of facts.
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Palestinian Ferment; Islamist Al-Sabireen Worries Islamist Hamas
April 5, 2016

A new Iranian-backed Palestinian terrorist group, al-Sabireen, is peeling off members from rival terror organizations and movements. CAMERA provides a look at the group.

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In Journalism 'Attempt,' Reuters Misses Genadi Kaufman's Murder
April 4, 2016
Updated. Ihab Maswadeh fatally stabbed Genadi Kaufman, a gardener, in Hebron. Kaufman succumbed to his wounds three weeks later. So why does Reuters call the attack an "attempted" stabbing of a "soldier"?
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Tweeting Trips Another Journalist, This Time from The Washington Post
April 4, 2016
What's the difference between tweeting and journalism? The difference between gossip and news, and now it's snared The Washington Post's Jerusalem bureau chief. 
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BBC News Alleges Racial Discrimination in Israeli Airport Security
April 1, 2016
The BBC alleges racial discrimination but offers no proof.
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LA Times Dubs Palestinian Stabber a "Protester"
April 1, 2016
The Los Angeles Times described a Palestinian assailant who attempted to murder a soldier  a "protester." Following communication from CAMERA, editors correct.
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Winner's Husband a Terrorist, and Other Missing Washington Post Details
April 1, 2016

Prize-winning Palestinian teacher of non-violence married to terrorist who helped murder six Israelis: Among other details slipping through Washington Post cracks lately.

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Haaretz Again Corrects on Mohammed Al Dura
March 30, 2016
For the second time, CAMERA prompts correction of a Haaretz English edition translation "error" which blamed Israel for Mohammed Al Dura's death. Both times, the English edition, but not the original Hebrew, attributed the September 2000 shooting to Israel.
 
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BBC Radio London Provides a Platform for Conspiracy Theories
March 30, 2016
A Publicly funded BBC radio talk show provides a forum for the airing of defamatory anti-Jewish conspiracy views.
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New York Times, Palestinian Assailants and Suspect Journalism
March 27, 2016
Most Palestinians killed in recent months wounded or killed others, or died trying to do so. So why does The New York Times ignore the successful assailants, and characterize the majority of fatalities as having "attempted" attacks or as being "suspected" of trying?
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Fact Checking the Candidate Speeches at AIPAC
March 27, 2016
Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton, John Kasich and Donald Trump addressed the 2016 AIPAC Policy Forum, outlining their views on Israel and the Middle East, while Bernie Sanders sent a transcript of his remarks. Here's a fact-check of their speeches.
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Another Example of BBC Double Standards on Disputed Territories
March 25, 2016
The BBC employs a double standard against Israel. It uses terms like "occupied" and "illegal" to describe Israeli control of the West Bank. Comparable situation elsewhere are described as "disputed."
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Brookings’ ‘Takeaway’ on the ‘Stabbing Intifada’ Leaves Little
March 24, 2016
A policy brief on Palestinian Arab terrorist attacks by a fellow at a DC-based think tank, the Brookings Institution, misleads through omissions and easily disprovable assertions.
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New York Times Corrects: Ramat Shlomo Not an "Arab Neighborhood"
March 22, 2016
CAMERA prompts a correction after a New York Times article wrongly describes Ramat Shlomo as an "Arab neighborhood of East Jerusalem."
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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 (May 25, 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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