CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of a Fox News article which erroneously cited Tel Aviv as a metonym for Israel. Fox is the latest media outlet to correct after referring to Tel Aviv, and not the capital of Jerusalem, as shorthand for Israel.
CAMERA prompts CNN corrections after the network downgraded the West Bank settlement of Psagot to an "outpost," which is not recognized by Israeli authorities, and adopted the language of Iran's Foreign Minister spokesman, misidentifying Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.
Though Anadolu, a Turkish state-run news service, and its partner Getty Images, last week corrected a caption which had misidentified the demands of photographed protesters demonstrating in Jerusalem, numerous NBC sites have yet to set the record straight.
News coverage of Malawi's announcement about opening an embassy in Jerusalem included a flurry of inaccurate articles, most misreporting that the nation would be the first African nation to open an embassy in the capital. While Malawi be the only African nation with an embassy in Jerusalem, several others existed in the past, and were closed after the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
For the second time in just over a month, CAMERA prompts Newsweek to correct an erroneous reference to Tel Aviv as Israel's capital. Zaha Hassan, of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, used the common journalistic practice of referring to a nation's capital city as shorthand for the country's government.
Sept. 6 UPDATE: The Los Angeles Times corrects after it faced mockery for speculating that the UAE's new direct flights will likely land in Tel Aviv not Jerusalem supposedly due to the latter's disputed status. Jerusalem has no functioning airport.
UPDATE: NBC deletes a "Today Show" report about about demonstrations in Lebanon which had mistakenly included frames from protests in Jerusalem in which Israeli flags are visible.
Arabic-speaking journalists display a particular penchant for misidentifying Tel Aviv as Israel's capital, leading to patently absurd formulations including “Tel Aviv considers all of Jerusalem its capital” and "Tel Aviv's anthem."
CAMERA prompts quick and forthright corrections after Newsweek erroneously referred to Tel Aviv as Israel's capital and stated as fact that Israeli settlements are illegal under international law.
CAMERA prompted correction of a Times of Israel article which erroneously reported that the Palestinian Ministry of Health is responsible for eastern Jerusalem. According to the Oslo Accords, the Palestinian Authority may not engage in activity in Jerusalem.