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 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."
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.
In response to communication from CAMERA’s Israel office, the Associated Press Thursday corrected an article which incorrectly referred to Palestine.
What were the biggest failures in 2018 media coverage of Israel? In April, The New York Times published what Amb. Dani Dayan called “the correction of the year” after the Gray Lady wrote that Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists and their families are a “far-right conspiracy theory.” A lot happened since April.
Is journalist Hassan Isleih, who has praised the perpetrators of the Har Nof massacre, has called for violence, and voiced blatantly anti-Semitic sentiments, a reliable eyewitness?
CAMERA prompts correction of an AP article appearing in the State Journal-Register (Springfield, Ill.), which inaccurately reported that "Israel claimed the West Bank from the Palestinians in the 1967 Middle East War." In fact, prior to the Six Day War, the West Bank was under Jordanian control.
After reporting yesterday that "Iran has never threatened to attack Israel," the Associated Press' unfortunate clarification today casts those very threats as a matter of Israeli perception, as opposed to reality.
A negative narrative that's rapidly gaining currency in the media is about a broadening rift between Israeli and American Jews caused by an Orthodox rabbinate in Israel intolerant of other Jewish denominations. So popular is this theme that it is sometimes imposed upon news events as context, even when the evidence suggests otherwise.
An AFP article today falsely depicts the destruction of a Beersheba home, which this morning suffered a direct hit from a rocket fired from Gaza, as limited to "damage to the garden of the family home." CAMERA prompts correction.