Gaza Strip

AP Corrects Headline, Article: Israel Didn’t Shutter Crossing

Following communication from CAMERA, AP corrects a headline and article which incorrectly stated that Israel shuttered the cargo crossing into the Gaza Strip. In fact, today's new limitations suspends the transfer of fuel and gas until Sunday, but food and medicine are still crossing through Kerem Shalom.

AFP Corrects Captions about Rockets “Reportedly” Fired from Gaza

CAMERA prompts corrections to Agence France Presse captions which had originally referred to rockets "reportedly fired from the Gaza Strip," as if origin of the punishing rocket attacks had yet to be confirmed. (In fact, Hamas had already claimed responsibility, an unusual step.)

New Yorker Corrects: There Are MRI Machines in Gaza

"Fighting fake news with real news" is a New Yorker advertising banner which appears alongside an article which had falsely claimed that there are no MRI machines in the Gaza Strip. Following communication from CAMERA staff and many CAMERA members, The New Yorker corrects.

CAMERA Prompts Improved Reuters Captions on Palestinian Arson Attacks

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 Prompts Multiple Time Corrections on Gaza

Time relies on an editorial intern to explain how the Gaza Strip became the center of conflict. Ciara Nugent initially ignored that Israel had full withdrawn from the territory in 2005, one of the article's many failings.

CAMERA Prompts Improved AP Coverage of Palestinian Destruction of Fuel Line

An Associated Press article yesterday stated that vandals destroyed the fuel terminal at Israel's only cargo crossing into Gaza, initially leaving out that the culprits were Gazans, reportedly acting on Hamas instructions. AP responds positively to CAMERA's request to identify those responsible as Palestinian.