Foreign Policy gives a pass to to Salem Barahmeh of the Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy to whitewash convicted Palestinian terrorists who carried out lethal attacks against Israelis as "political prisoners." Separately, the publication revises Barahmeh's unfounded reference to the displacement of "entire Palestinian communities," enabled by the Trump administration.
Reuters incorrectly reports that Trump Heights is a new settlement in the Golan Heights. In fact, Trump Heights is the new name of the decades-old tiny community of Kela-Beruchim. Israel has not founded a new community, or "settlement," in the Golan in decades.
A Reuters caption accompanying a photograph of shoes embellished with the words "Trump" and "Balfour" in Arabic claims that the words express the Palestinian shoemaker's anger against President Trump's policies, ignoring that "Balfour" expresses anger at Israel's very existence.
CAMERA prompts corrections at MSNBC's "Morning Joe" after Keir Simmons erroneously reported "Over the past two decades over 600,000 Jewish settlers have built communities in parts of east Jerusalem and the West Bank, land promised to the Palestinians for a future state."
The more Israel and Gulf states advance in the historic process of normalization, the more The Los Angeles Times struggles to shoehorn the expanding ties into the narrow prism of old dogmas about Israeli-Palestinian relations. With Bahrain's readiness to recognize Israel, the Times is forced to retreat from earlier reporting that UAE stands alone.
Taking a page out of the book of President Abbas, The New York Times publishes maps which falsely suggest that under President Trump's plan Palestinians will get significantly less land than they now control, when in fact the opposite is true.
Haaretz contributor Odeh Bisharat falsely argues that President Trump's executive order targeting campus antisemitism will place Israel "above criticism," while the definition that the president endorses explicitly specifies otherwise.
Major U.S. news outlets are not only disingenuously opposing efforts to combat antisemitism, they are actively covering for antisemites.
Journalists and policymakers often write of "the Arab street" as if it were a monolith. Yet, by overstating the impact that close ties with Israel would have on relations with Arab nations, generations of policymakers and pundits have been getting "the street" wrong.
CAMERA prompts corrections of a Los Angeles Times music review which misused the term "Palestine" and which also erroneously identified Egypt and Afghanistan as subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban.