CAMERA last night elicited a commendable on the air correction of the previous week's PBS "NewsHour Weekend" edition which had grossly inflated the number of Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon and overstated the percentage of the registered refugees living in refugee camps.
While the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine is grappling with a serious funding shortfall, the controversial organization enjoys vast marketing and public relations resources, drawing on the support of sympathetic journalists. PBS' NewsHour is the latest media outlet to join the campaign.
The Public Broadcasting Service, long a beacon to America’s opinion molders (teachers, writers, broadcasters etc.), gets it wrong again about Israel. This time it's PBS’ popular Steves’ travelogues involving the Jewish state.
PBS depicts Yasmin Khan as committed to building connections, concealing the cookbook writer's past activity promoting an anti-Israel boycott meant to divide, not unite. Other falsehoods in the promotional interview include a question about a dish that Palestinians have eaten for "thousands of years."
PBS Newshour has once again grossly deceived its audience, with a propaganda piece that could have come directly from Hamas’ playbook. Coming more than a year after the start of the terror organization’s “Great March of Return,” the report twists those violent riots into an indictment of Israel’s military response.
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, along with his mainstream media colleagues, was caught in a Palestinian propaganda trap,
Is PBS doing its due diligence or offering itself as a mouthpiece for an Iranian propaganda campaign? The Iranian regime’s PR campaign to avoid Western sanctions is aimed at neutralizing criticism of Iran’s crimes, including its leaders’ hate rhetoric and eradicative threats against the Jewish state. A recent NewsHour report seemed to be echoing the same message.
Following communication from CAMERA, PBS posted an editor's note to accompanying online copies of a Newshour segment that erroneously identified Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.
PBS offers classroom lesson plans based on films it aired. Those about the Arab-Israeli conflict present a one-sided view of the conflict by ignoring its underlying fundamentals and adopting a Palestinian narrative that blames the Jewish state.
Although the plan is significantly improved, many problems with it remain.