A deeply tendentious Media Line news article, depicting a suspected car-ramming attack as a "Palestinian mistake," conjured up non-existent video footage which supposedly shows the driver was left to bleed to death for half an hour.
CAMERA prompts correction after Haaretz wrongly reported that Palestinians wishing to enter and exit the territory via Egypt require Israeli approval.
CAMERA prompts a Times of Israel correction of an AP article which inaccurately described Bethlehem as "almost completely surrounded by the barrier and a string of Jewish settlements." AP itself has failed to correct.
CAMERA Arabic prompts correction of a Reuters caption in Arabic which misidentified a Palestinian participating in clashes at the Gaza border as Israeli.
CAMERA prompts corrections to a National Geographic travel article which wrongly referred to "Palestine," which mischaracterized PFLP hijacker Leila Khaled as an "activist," and which significantly overstated the length of the West Bank barrier.
Haaretz corrects a photo caption which wrongly identified the central Israeli city of Modi'in as next to the West Bank barrier. The error is the latest "Haaretz, Lost in Translation."
CAMERA commends USA Today for its correction of an article which grossly understated the number of Palestinians entering Israel for work and medical treatment.
An AFP article today incorrectly stated that in September Israel completely cut off the Palestinian territories. CAMERA communicated with editors, and the erroneous information was removed in an updated version of the story later in the day. The two versions of the article follow:
USA Today had erroneously reported that Israel's West Bank security barrier surrounds the entire city of Bethlehem. CAMERA staff has prompted the following correction, which appeared in Friday's paper: