For the second time in less than one month, CAMERA prompts an ABC correction on the erroneous claim that "the United States considers Jewish settlements illegal."
ABC’s Quantico melodrama series (inaugurated Sept. 27, 2015), viewed by millions weekly, seems destined to endure to the end of the TV season (May 2016). Quantico demonizes Israel and negatively portrays Jews.
Journalists should understand that the production of a satire video by the Israeli government in no way vindicates their own reporting. They shouldn’t insult readers’ intelligence by suggesting otherwise. And they should take a deep breath before reacting, because they might just prove the very point the video tried to make.
Not every headline writer could figure out how to convey the straightforward news of an cease-fire respected by Israel and rejected by Hamas.
Some in the media are fixated on blaming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for whatever goes wrong in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Following communication from CAMERA, ABC News corrected an online column which had wrongly stated Gaza settlements were causing friction between Obama and Netanyahu. Israel completely dismantled Gaza settlements years before Obama took office.
Following the failed terror attack on Northwest Airlines, ABC's Diane Sawyer and Pierre Thomas falsely charged that Israeli security, while effective, profiles Muslims. In fact, Israel profiles for terrorism, not for race, religion or ethnicity.
As Jimmy Carter's error-ridden Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid continued on the New York Times bestseller list, ABC's George Stephanopoulos sat down with the former president for a wide-ranging interview
One day Carter bashes Israel because he believes the Jewish state did not live up to its Camp David obligations. The next day—literally—he says "not a word" of the treaty has been violated.
No doubt the control of information–a critical tool in psychological warfare–is part of any combatant's war arsenal. But when a July 22 ABC "World News Saturday" report on the Israeli bombing of television transmitters accuses Israel of controlling information "to sway public opinion," it is ABC which is controlling – and withholding – information.