Reuters captions early this week about the devastation in southern Israel caused by Palestinian "kite terror" ignored the fires' cause. In response to CAMERA's communication, subsequent captions note "Palestinians have been causing blazes by flying kites and balloons loaded with flammable materials."
CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of a Reuters feature on Jerusalem which wrongly reported that the Western Wall is the only surviving above ground remain from the Temple Mount.
As Palestinians in Gaza, backed by Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups, continue to riot, and Israeli soldiers struggle to keep the demonstrators from the country’s borders, media coverage has often failed to accurately report on the clashes.
Yesterday The Los Angeles Times and Reuters both departed from their usual language which acknowledges that among the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced in 1948, some fled and some were driven out. While Reuters has updated, The Times has yet to address its misleading passage which noted only those who were driven out, ignoring the majority who fled of their own accord, often at their leaders' behest.
CAMERA Arabic prompts correction of a Reuters caption in Arabic which misidentified a Palestinian participating in clashes at the Gaza border as Israeli.
From NPR to the New York Times to Reuters and beyond, how did the media fare in covering violence along Gaza's border with Israel?
CAMERA prompted a Reuters correction in a story about Saudi acknowledgement of a Jewish right to self-determination in Israel. The story originally referred to a rapprochement between "Riyadh and Tel Aviv" to denote the seats of the governments of Saudi Arabia and Israel.
CAMERA Arabic, a new CAMERA initiative, prompts correction of a Reuters Arabic article which erroneously stated that two Israeli soldiers were shot dead in July by the Temple Mount. In fact, they were policemen.
After the plane was diverted, the hijackers targeted Jews and not only Israelis, as Reuters had claimed. CAMERA prompted Reuters to correct its mistake.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Reuters article which erroneously referred to Husam Zomlot, the chief diplomat at the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) mission in Washington, as an ambassador.