CAMERA prompts Newsweek and AFP corrections after they wrongly reported that a bill, now shelved, would have allowed for Israel's expropriation of church lands. In fact, it would have allowed for the expropriation of land that the church sold to private investors.
CAMERA prompts correction of an AP article which had misidentified eastern Jerusalem as Palestinian territory, stating as fact Mahmoud Abbas' false claim at the United Nations. The AP correction subsequently appeared in multiple other news sites.
CAMERA prompted two corrections of a Newsweek online video about the global impact of President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
CAMERA today prompts correction of an Haaretz article wrongly identified the Western Wall as "Judaism's holiest site." (That distinction belongs to the Temple Mount.) Another "Haaretz, Lost in Translation," the error had appeared only in the paper's English edition.
The story had alleged the international community considers the occupation to be illegal. After a correspondence with CAMERA, the inaccurate claim was removed.
A piece in Foreign Affairs referred to policies in "Washington and Tel Aviv," wrongly casting the latter as Israel's capital. After communication by CAMERA, the publication corrected its inaccurate language.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Voice of America headline which erred: "Israel Approves Thousands of Settlement Homes in East Jerusalem." As the accompanying AP article reported, the number of new homes approved in a Jewish neighborhood over the Green Line is 176.
CAMERA prompts several corrections after multiple media outlets stated as fact that the Shamasnehs, evicted from their Sheik Jarrah home, had lived there since 1964, making them "protected tenants." Times of Israel, Haaretz and The Jerusalem Post correct: The courts found no evidence of residency prior to 1968, and thus the family did not have that status.
In a change from the usual journalistic misstep in which media outlets frequently misidentify Tel Aviv as Israel's capital, Reuters captions relocated the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. CAMERA prompts correction: The embassy is in Tel Aviv.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Times of Israel article which stated as fact that the Shamasnehs lived since 1964 in the home from which they were recently evicted, making them "protected tenants." In fact, the courts found that their residency started after 1968, so they weren't entitled to that status.