Economist

CAMERA Op-Ed in Ynet Recounts Year of Errors and Distortions

In many traditions, the New Year is a time for resolving to changes bad habits. Unfortunately, as noted in CAMERA's Op-Ed, for some news organizations those habits included whitewashing terrorist groups, advocacy journalism and more.

Economist Defends Jerusalem Article

The Economist responded to CAMERA's critique of its one-sided and distorted article on Jerusalem. But despite an editor’s assertion that the Economist "always strives to present a fair picture," the magazine's defense merely reinforced the article’s unfair, partisan attitude.

The Economist Parrots Propaganda About Jerusalem

If the Economist's latest on Jerusalem meant to educate readers about the complexities of the city, it failed miserably. If its goal was to promote an inaccurate, unfair and one-sided account of current events, it sadly succeeded.

Economist Corrects Error on Hamas Suicide Bombing Campaign

The Economist claimed on Oct. 11 that Hamas suicide bombings were prompted by Baruch Goldstein's Hebron Mosque attack in 1994. CAMERA pointed out that Hamas had already initiated its suicide bombing campaign a year earlier.

Israel’s ‘Demands’

The road map is not a long or difficult document, yet some in the media have an astonishingly hard time keeping its basics straight. Key written provisos, prepared by an international "quartet" of the E.U., UN, Russia and the US, are regularly cast as irritating "demands" laid down by Israel.

Thumbs Down to The Economist

THUMBS DOWN to The Economist, for a November 1 article about settlements entitled "Swallowing All Before Them" which employs questionable pro-Palestinian sources, prejudicial terminology and misrepresentations to support the writer's position.

The Economist’s Informative Article on Israel, Iraq and the UN

While coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Economist magazine has been severely skewed in the past, recently the magazine published a highly informative and balanced article on the so-called “double standard” being applied to Iraq and Israel, as well as other hot button issues.