It was only a matter of time for partisan journalists to exploit the tragic massacre of Jewish worshippers at Tree of Life, a Pittsburgh synagogue, to promote their own biases. Within no time, charges of anti-Semitism were wielded as a weapon with which to attack those of different political persuasions and those who support Israel.
Wajahat Ali's long essay has some positives, but it also has factual problems, and his conclusions are based on some untested assumptions that warrant scrutiny.
Not long after they ignored anti-Semitic rhetoric by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the media got a second chance. Another speech, with more outlandish vitriol, followed. Did they seize the opportunity?
Gregg Carlstrom claims the Israeli position on Jerusalem rules out two-state deal
In discussing Jordanian anger over metal detectors on the Temple Mount, the magazine fails to mention why those security measures were implemented.
Reuters and The Atlantic stumbled in similar ways in their reports on Israel's law describing minimum punishments for stone throwers. But the two outlets couldn't have reacted more differently to calls for correction.
CAMERA staff elicited a correction on a 2011: Year in Photos caption which had overstated the number of "Nakba Day" demonstrators killed after infiltrating Israel from Syria. The error and the corrected caption follow: