UPDATE: "[P]er the Oslo Accords, the PA is not permitted a conventional military but maintains security and police forces," the CIA Factbook rightly notes. CAMERA prompts corrections in English, Arabic and Spanish after Reuters mischaracterized Palestinian security officers and police as "soldiers."
After Reuters misrepresented the Jewish city of Tel Aviv as an Arab city prior to 1948, editors improved the more problematic Arabic article but declined to clarify in English. Meanwhile, Ynet commendably corrected while The Jerusalem Post failed to do so.
CAMERA prompts improved language after the AP initially reported that that the Egyptian-Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip was "[o]stensibly meant to prevent arms from reaching Hamas."
Hours after the Associated Press corrected an article about the Temple Mount, three English-language Israeli news outlets published the misinformation. Of the three -- Haaretz, Israel Hayom and Ynet -- only Haaretz has since set the record straight.
In a WHO report about the countries with the most air pollution, Israel, along with Peru and Lebanon, are in 24th place. So why did several Israeli media outlets report that Israel ranked 12th?
Presspectiva, CAMERA's Hebrew-language Web site, has prompted a correction on an Op-Ed in the Israeli (Hebrew) daily Yediot Achronot, which had falsely accused Kiryat Arba residents of having the practice of shooting their Palestinian neighbors.
Yishai Goldflam, editor-in-chief of Presspectiva, CAMERA's Hebrew site, publishes a column in the Seventh Eye examining Ynet's refusal to abide by a Press Council ruling against the backdrop of declining public trust in the media.
What's worse: impertinence or impotence? The Israel Press Council's ruling against Ynet, and the council's inability to do anything about the media outlet's refusal to abide by its ruling, is a saga involving both.
CAMERA's Israel office filed a complaint with Israel's Press Council about an article which falsely claimed that the mother of an arrested Palestinian boy was denied permission to accompany him. The ethics court rules in CAMERA's favor.