Ha’aretz Keeps ‘Quiet’

In a Feb. 10 Op-Ed about the current status of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Ha'aretz writer Sefi Rachlevsky alleged that there had been "four years in which the Palestinians preserved nearly absolute quiet." Ha'aretz has ignored CAMERA's request for substantiation of this claim.

BBC Admits to Mistakes, Apologizes

The BBC has admitted on Feb. 17, 2005 to airing an unsubstantiated allegation against Israel without fact checking it, and has apologized.

Ha’aretz Refuses to Correct Prominent Front Page Error

On Jan. 26, the influential Israeli daily Ha'aretz, considered a trusted source by Western correspondents, ran a five-column color Reuters photograph above the fold on the front page. The caption, however, was wrong and a Ha'aretz editor refuses to correct though he doesn't dispute the facts.

Ha’aretz Feature Explores Media Monitoring

In a Ha'aretz feature today, Nathan Guttman explores the impact of media monitoring on coverage of the Middle East conflict ("Enough already from those pro-Israel nudniks"). He interviews NPR ombudsman Jeffrey Dvorkin, CAMERA executive director Andrea Levin, Washington Post ombudsman Michael Getler, and Los Angeles Times foreign news editor Marjorie Miller.

Ha’aretz Prints CAMERA Letter, But No Correction

In an important exposé that has been cited by other major media outlets, Ha'aretz Magazine wrongly reported that there is "no possibility of compensation or appeal" with respect to the 1950 Absentee Property Law. Though CAMERA provided editors with indisputable data disproving the claim, the paper refused to correct. Instead, Ha'aretz Magazine ran the following letter from CAMERA in the Jan. 28 edition:

CAMERA Column: Fast and Loose with Facts at Ha’aretz

Ha'aretz, which describes itself as "an independent newspaper with a broadly liberal outlook," allows its writers to espouse extremist views unfettered by the facts. Editors have refused to correct the many errors in a column by Gideon Levy, including a fabricated Golda Meir quote.

Ha’aretz, the Lie of the Land

In a familiar syndrome, many otherwise impartial American journalists, newly posted in Israel, slip quickly in their reporting into unmistakably hostile views of the country. Why?

Ha’aretz Fuels Anti-Israel Bias

In a familiar syndrome, many otherwise impartial American journalists newly posted in Israel slip quickly in their reporting into unmistakably hostile views of the country. Why? One factor is their sources in the Israeli media.