Temple Mount “Worshippers,” Palestinian and Jewish

When is a "worshipper" not a worshipper? Reuters and AP captions misidentify Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount, forbidden from prayers and rituals, as "worshippers." The agencies also mischaracterize Muslims engaged in violence against police as "worshippers."

Reuters Corrects on Gay Marriage in Israel

CAMERA prompts correction of a Reuters article which erroneously claimed that gay marriages are "illegal" in Israel. While gay marriages, like all Jewish marriages in Israel carried outside the Orthodox Rabbinate are not recognized, they are not in violation of any law.

AFP Improves Article on Security Barrier

InfoEquitable flags falsehoods in a tendentious AFP story on the separation barrier, and prompts significant improvement. In the process, the French media-monitoring site exposes problematic social media posts by reporter Hiba Aslan.

The West Bank’s Unreported Forbidden Roads

Reuters asserts that Israeli settlers can drive through the West Bank "without major restriction," completely omitting the fact that Israelis are prohibited from entering parts of the West Bank under complete Palestinian control (Area A).

Catholic Writer Said It Was OK to Throw Rocks at MLK

Catholics who interview E. Michael Jones on their YouTube channels are helping to mainstream a Jew-baiter and racist who promotes ethnic strife in American society. They should be ashamed of themselves.

CSM Missed Series of Earlier Israeli Visits to the Gulf

"Arabs and Israelis met together publicly in the Gulf for the first time," reporter Taylor Luck reported, missing a series of public high-level visits and meetings with took place over the last three decades.

“Hamas Appreciation Month” at NY Times?

The New York Times downplays Hamas war crimes, excusing its deadly rocket fire as an expression of "impatience" with Israeli bad behavior, suggesting it mistakenly kills Israeli civilians, and describing gunmen as mere demonstrators.

AFP Improves Editorialized Language on Settlement Construction

CAMERA prompts more objective language at AFP which yesterday editorialized, stating as fact the partisan view that settlements jeopardizes the option for a two-state solution. The improved article now attributes the view to Palestinians and many other governments.

CAMERA Op-Ed: The Mufti’s War Against the Jews, Continued

Conventional wisdom claims that Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Nazi collaborator, ceased to be a political force after World War II. In fact, as CAMERA's original research proves, al-Husseini continued to make war against the Jewish state until his dying day, three decades after the war's end.

In Wadi Hummus Demolitions Story, Journalistic Precision Is a Casualty

Given the complicated geopolitical realities of the disputed city of Jerusalem, journalists have a particular responsibility to be precise. That was not the case, however, when several news reports this week inaccurately placed the demolished Wadi Hummus buildings in Jerusalem.

At Los Angeles Times, Sliding Scale for Israeli, Palestinian Extremists

The Los Angeles Times' Noga Tarnopolsky applies a sliding scale when it comes to Israeli and Palestinians extremists and hard-liners. Her unsubstantiated claim that "some of the most far-right Jewish settlers that Israel has to offer" attended the U.S. Embassy's Independence Day celebration in Jerusalem is a case in point.

CAMERA Prompts AP Correction of ‘Palestine’ Terminology

For the second time this year, CAMERA prompts correction of an Associated Press article which wrongly used the term "Palestine." The article is still marred, however, by omission of the fact that much of the international community views Hamas as a terror group.

CAMERA Op-Ed: Déjà Vu in Bahrain

Several news outlets have covered the Palestinian Authority's refusal to participate in a recent peace conference held in Bahrain. But many in the media played the PA's rejectionism on the U.S., failing to note that Palestinian leadership has a century long history of rejecting negotiations and statehood.

Gilad Atzmon, his Defenders, and their Enablers

Gilad Atzmon hates Jews, denies the Holocaust, and plays the saxophone. The greater concern is that his defenders, professors at prestigious universities, have faced few consequences for endorsing the extreme bigot.

BACKGROUNDER: The World Health Organization (WHO)- Another Biased UN Body

Were the WHO really interested in improving Palestinian healthcare, it would examine all the factors involved in regulating healthcare. But like the Hamas Health Ministry, the WHO seems more concerned with spreading anti-Israel propaganda than in seeking improvement to Palestinian healthcare.

Forbes Fibs on Netanyahu’s Alleged Warmongering

Jim Krane, of Rice University's Baker Institute, alleged in Forbes that "the Israeli president has been braying for America to attack Iran, just as he urged Congress to do in Iraq," and tenaciously clung to the unfounded falsehood when challenged about its veracity.

A New York Times Book Review Promotes More Anti-Semitic Fiction

In its latest Book Review Section (June 21, 2019), the New York Times promotes a novel that analogizes Palestinian refugees during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war to Jewish victims of the Nazis in what amounts to "Holocaust Inversion" – an antisemitic, anti-Zionist gimmick that depicts Israelis as the new Nazis and Palestinians as the new Jews.

Sennott Still Looking for Crazies After All These Years

Twenty years ago, Charles Sennott was worried about Christian Zionists bringing about terrible violence on the Temple Mount. It didn’t happen. Today he’s worried about Christian Zionists being on the winning side of a political debate over moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.

Haaretz’s Disproportionate Visibility for Celebrate Israel Parade Counterdemonstrators

Tens of thousands of pro-Israel marchers came out for Manhattan's Celebrate Israel Parade, but Haaretz's headline and prominent photograph featured a miniscule minority of anti-Israel demonstrators. Fifteen years ago, The New York Times published an Editor's Note after similarly giving disproportionate visibility to the small anti-Israel group.
Times Reporter David Halbfinger

New York Times’ Halbfinger Doubles Down on Bias

New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief David Halbfinger authored two interviews in five days that underscore the newspaper’s continuing anti-Israel bias and shoddy attention to accuracy, context and clarity.