CAMERA prompts correction after CNN erroneously reported that "dozens" of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers signed letters to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing their opposition to a potential International Criminal Court investigation of Israel. In fact, more than 300 members of the House and Senate signed.
CNN star personality Christiane Amanpour again pushes her Israel-is-the-problem thesis – this time through interviewing an Israeli opposition politician and advancing false or dubious claims.
Amanpour's selection and handling of guests -- and many of her comments -- tend to mislead viewers about Israel. So viewers should be wary.
The media generally covers up or even justifies Palestinian rejection of peace with Israel, but CNN interviewer Becky Anderson just challenged Chief PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat's false claim that the Palestinians were never consulted or contacted about President Trump's peace plan.
Journalists give a huge platform to Banksy's tiny "Scar of Bethlehem" installation depicting the nativity scene in front of Israel's security barrier topped with a bullet hole, an anti-Israel motif evoking antisemitic charges of deicide.
There is no better illustration of the prevailing political advocacy journalism than the recent coverage of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement about the current administration’s position on Israeli settlements.
After President Trump announced his controversial decision to pull some US troops from Northern Syria, placing the Kurds at risk, Brooke Baldwin tried to drag Israel into the discussion. She should first brush up on the history of the Jewish Brigade's support for the Allies during WWII, and the collaboration between Palestinian leaders and the Nazis.
UPDATED: CAMERA prompts correction after CNN's Sam Kiley absurdly claimed that Israel fought in the 1948 and 1967 wars "to expand territory." In fact, Israel fought to prevent Arab campaigns to annihilate the Jewish state.
Arabic language reports of Western media outlets including BBC, Sky, Reuters, CNN and the Independent refer to Jews visiting the Temple Mount as "settlers" and "extremists" engaged in "Talmudic rituals" at the site where the Jewish Temples "allegedly" stood in antiquity.
Amanpour regularly misrepresents Israel’s aims and actions so viewers seeking to become informed about them should avoid her presentations.