Diaa Hadid, hired a year ago by the New York Times to improve coverage of Palestinian affairs, instead seems to view her job as escalating the Times' traditionally hostile and inaccurate coverage of Israel. The latest example is her largely fictional story on evictions in Jerusalem.
CAMERA prompts a critical New York Times editor's note today on Diaa Hadid's error-ridden Jan. 15 article about potential evictions in Jerusalem's Old City. Editors agreed that Hadid relied solely on false Palestinian claims.
We recently criticized a New York Times article by Diaa Hadid about evictions in Jerualem.We now have the details on the other two evictions Hadid focused on, which she alleged were based on "arcane violations" of lease agreements. Is non-payment of rent now "arcane?"
The New York Times' Diaa Hadid is at it again — promoting a Palestinian narrative where the Temple Mount has religious significance only to Muslims, where Palestinian terrorism is understated and Israeli actions blamed for the turmoil in the region. Updated with information about CAMERA success.
CAMERA prompts correction of AFP captions which misidentified the holiest sites in two major religions. The Al-Aqsa mosque is the third holiest site in Islam, not the most sacred. The Temple Mount, not the Western Wall, is Judaism's most sacred site.
After CAMERA informed editors that the newspaper incorrectly characterized the Western Wall, and not the Temple Mount, as the holiest site in Judaism, the newspaper published a correction.
After deadly Palestinian attacks against Israelis triggered by false claims that Israel is threatening the al-Aqsa Mosque, the New York Times published a mostly mangled history of the situation and of the Temple Mount, relying in part on an "expert" who is also an outspoken supporter of boycotting Israel.
The New York Times has printed a correction for one out of three errors in Ali Jarbawi's Jan. 22, 2014 Op-Ed on Ariel Sharon.
CAMERA rescinds a correction request given that Reuters was referring to building plans in the Shuafat refugee camp and not in a separate Jerusalem neighborhood of the same name.
CiF Watch, a CAMERA affiliate, has prompted a correction on a Telegraph article which had incorrectly identified the Western Wall as Judaism's holiest site. The Temple Mount is Judaism's most sacred site.