Contradicting both the High Commissioner and Jaffa Arabs who lived through the events, editors of The New York Times, in Manhattan, rewrote history, falsely reporting that in 1948 "most of Jaffa's Arab residents were forcibly removed from their homes." The falsehood appears in the context of a "correction," no less.
Following contact from CAMERA, The Washington Post changes a report that implies Rep. Rashida Tlaib merely opposes Israel on the grounds that it is a "Jewish-only" state.
CAMERA takes to the pages of The Baltimore Sun to educate readers about the discriminatory nature of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which has links to U.S.-designated terror groups.
The New York Times Op-Ed department has repeatedly erred on Israeli circumcisions, erroneously claiming that the Jewish brit milah ceremony falls under the control of Israel's Orthodox Rabbinate.
March 13 Update: Error corrected. The partisan reporting of the New York Times continues to play a role in the mainstreaming of anti-Semitism by progressive Democrats. Congressional reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg, in particular, has bolstered Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's anti-Semitic rhetoric, twisting the facts and misrepresenting AIPAC.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Reuters article which erroneously reported that "nearly all" of Gaza's residents are 1948 refugees or their descendants. In fact, that figure is closer to 70 percent.
In addition to the cover photo, and a cover line calling Omar a woman “shaping the future,” the magazine features an interview with Omar, and she is one of four subjects of a glamorous video.
Journalism is failing. Not because of revenue issues and the rise of digital media. But because of decreasing standards and ethics. The Washington Post, which paid ten million dollars for a Super Bowl ad but isn't willing to pay for an ombudsman, is a case in point.
A CAMERA Op-Ed in the Times of Israel discusses how the New York Times bolsters members of congress who push the boundaries of anti-Semitic expression and attempt to redefine anti-Semitism..
Numerous AFP and Reuters photo captions today misidentify a Hamas site hit overnight in an Israeli airstrike as an "under-construction seaport" even as Hamas has acknowledged the site as a base. Update: AFP and Reuters amend their captions.
CAMERA prompts correction on a NDTV (India) article which incorrectly identified Tel Aviv as opposed to Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Since when did Fox News start carrying water for terror groups in the Gaza Strip? It’s a strange question that must be asked in light of the short segment broadcast by the network on March 5, 2019.
CAMERA prompts correction after AFP that Jerusalem became a city sacred to Jews during the Muslim conquest in the seventh century. In fact, the Muslim conquest of Jerusalem came some 1500 years after the city gained its holy status in Judaism and centuries after it became holy in Christianity.
CAMERA Arabic prompts correction of a Reuters report which in Arabic inaccurately characterized all Arabs who left Israel in 1948 as having been expelled, ignoring that the vast majority fled, often at the urging of their own leaders.
CAMERA prompts correction of Associated Press photo captions which had confused two Muslim pilgrimages, erroneously stating that pilgrims from Gaza have not been able to participate in the major hajj journey to Mecca for five years.
CAMERA today prompts correction of a series of AFP captions which erroneously reported that access to the Dome of the Rock Muslim shrine has been cut off since 2003.
CAMERA prompts correction of a CBC report which erroneously counted gunmen, infiltrators and Palestinians who engaged in other violent attacks at the Israel-Gaza border among demonstrators killed by Israeli fire. But editors declined to remove a completely irrelevant passage about Canadians joining ISIS from the feature on Canadians "lone soldier" recruits to the IDF whose inclusion creates a grossly unfounded comparison.
In covering the UN Human Rights Council's Gaza report, the New York Times misleads readers about Palestinian demands for a “right of return,” ignores widespread international criticism of the UNHRC’s anti-Israel bias, and conceals accounts of gunfire and explosives used by rioters.
CAMERA sent a letter to Rev. Darrell Cates, Director of Conference and Church Relations for the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation about the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference he helped organize last year. In the letter, CAMERA challenged conference organizers to decide between "anti-normalization" and genuine peace activism.
First term Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is obsessed with Israel, Tweeting such gems as “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel” and charging AIPAC buys US support for Israel. Besides being offensive she's dead wrong, and here's the proof.
The Washington Post's coverage of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement is superficial, inaccurate and lazy. As CAMERA notes in a recent Op-Ed, The Post's failure to report accurately about BDS comes at the expense of its reputation.
CAMERA prompts improved language after the AP initially reported that that the Egyptian-Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip was "[o]stensibly meant to prevent arms from reaching Hamas."
Widely overlooked by the press, Fatah’s rise to power fifty years ago was one of the most important events in the modern Middle East, entrenching an authoritarian model of political rule for Palestinians. The media, and Arafat's skills at self-promotion, played an important role.
CAMERA prompts correction of a series of articles in Haaretz's English edition which erroneously reported that a Russian-Israeli meeting was dedicated to the "strengthening of the security coordination between Israel and Syria's armies." In fact, Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting with Vladminir Putin will address coordination with the Russian, not Syrian, army.
CAMERA prompts correction of an NBC article which falsely reported that PM Netanyahu promised two ministries to the Otzma Hayehudit party, the political descendant of the banned racist Kach party. In fact, the promise was made to the mainstream right-wing Jewish Home party.
The New York Times attempts damage control for radical Democrats by discrediting those who call out their anti-Semitism and by portraying their support for campaigns to eliminate the Jewish state as mere criticism of Israeli policies.
An article published in the March 2019 edition of Commentary compares the New York Times' promises and performance in 2018, and finds striking patterns of bias.
CAMERA prompts correction of an AP story which had said that Saudi Arabia regards Israel with hostility. In fact, Israeli-Saudi ties have been warming in recent years, thanks to their common foe Iran.
Days after The Jerusalem Post fully and transparently clarified its initial misreporting of Netanyahu's remarks about Polish collaboration withh Nazis, The Los Angeles Times falsely alleges that the prime minister's office "modified the statement by removing a single word – 'the' – to remove the implication that all Poles were implicated."
With growing frequency, The Washington Post has published op-eds that effectively whitewash or obfuscate on antisemitism when it emanates from the left. The recent controversy over Ilhan Omar’s most recent antisemitic tweet offers several examples.
For more than forty years, press and policymakers have been misreading the Islamic Republic of Iran. In four decades, The Washington Post, for example, has gone from comparing regime founder Ayatollah Khomeini to Gandhi, to presenting a regime apparatchik and 9/11 truther as a "moderate."
While other groups claim that Jews should not be permitted to live as a minority among Palestinians in the West Bank, Amnesty goes even farther, targeting the ability of Jews to travel there to see their own history.
What is "Jewish Voice for Peace"? It is an anti-Semitic hate group that masquerades as a Jewish social justice, peace-promoting organization. While the mainstream media has been derelict in covering up for it, the evidence must speak for itself.
After initially reporting that abuses carried out by employees of the international monitoring group in Hebron were "alleged," Haaretz's English edition corrects, acknowledging that videos documented the vandalism and violence.
CAMERA prompts correction after Haaretz incorrectly reported that Palestinians were evicted from their homes to make way for an archaeological attraction in Shiloh.
The Washington Post uses unattributed Palestinian officials and shady NGOs as sources in a lengthy report on an archaeological dig in Jerusalem.
One month after The New York Times was slammed for publishing an Alice Walker interview which promoted an antisemitic book, the "paper of record" cuts out the antisemitic "dual loyalty" slur from Representative Rashida Tlaib's tweet.
CAMERA secured an NBC correction after the network mistakenly reversed the sequence of Iran's rocket attack and Israel's response.
Haaretz's Mordechai Kremnitzer cites the manslaughter indictment of a Jewish teen accused of throwing a rock which killed Aisha Mohammed Rabi to compare Israel to Weimar Germany, a smear that he bases on the false suggestion that Palestinians suspected of the same crime against Jews are invariably charged with murder.
The rise in antisemitism is troubling. So is the media's growing tendency to politicize, obfuscate, omit—and even perpetuate—antisemitic tropes.
"Time to Break the Silence on Palestine" demands Michelle Alexander's New York Times Op-Ed, as if the very same paper has not been publishing a daily drumbeat of material focused on alleged Israeli crimes, real and imagined. The only "silence on Palestine" has been on Palestinian conduct, as the paper's own public editor noted in 2014.
The Washington Post used an obituary for former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Arens to belittle the current prime minister of Israel. The obituary displayed the newspaper's anti-Netanyahu zeal and its inability to present readers with the full story.
Despite all the braggadocio from church leaders at the UCC’s 2015 General Synod about not profiting from Israeli companies that do business in the West Bank at their church’s 2015 General Synod, the denomination’s pension and endowment funds are still doing exactly that — four years later.
Of late, the Forward seems to be on an ongoing quest to find new ways to surpass previous lows.
Journalists and policymakers often write of "the Arab street" as if it were a monolith. Yet, by overstating the impact that close ties with Israel would have on relations with Arab nations, generations of policymakers and pundits have been getting "the street" wrong.
"What does it show?" Reuters Handbook of Journalism says captions must answer this question. Why then have Reuters captions repeatedly whitewashed Palestinian attacks against Israelis as "incidents," not even stating that an attack took place?
In response to communication from CAMERA’s Israel office, the Associated Press Thursday corrected an article which incorrectly referred to Palestine.
In reporting on the opening of Route 4370 in the West Bank, some in the media got a little to excited about anti-Israel talking points, using them as if they are appropriate journalistic synonyms.
CAMERA prompts correction after an AFP story about Mehdi Nemmouche, accused of killing four in the 2014 terror attack at a Brussels Jewish museum, opened with a description of him as a "'very polite' Frenchman."
Reuters reported that legislation stalled in the Senate had a measure "to punish Americans who boycott Israel." The bill narrowly applied only to companies -- not private individuals -- engaged in inter-state or international boycott activity.