The Los Angeles Times falsely declares that the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and the U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty in the Golan Heights all contravene international law.
While The Washington Post headline whitewashing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as an "austere religious scholar" was particularly egregious given that ISIS is the world's most dangerous terror group, it is not unique. Other terrorists who received favorable media coverage include Brussels terrorist Mehdi Nammouche (pictured), convicted bomber Rasmeah Odeh, hijacker Leila Khaled and more.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which misidentified the Jordan Valley as "Palestinian territory." Israel captured the disputed territory from Jordan in the defensive 1967 war, and Palestinians seek it for a future state.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which greatly overstated the number of Lebanese civilians killed in the 2006 war, erroneously citing "nearly 1,200 Lebanese civilians." In fact, this figure includes hundreds of Hezbollah fighters.
The Los Angeles Times' Noga Tarnopolsky applies a sliding scale when it comes to Israeli and Palestinians extremists and hard-liners. Her unsubstantiated claim that "some of the most far-right Jewish settlers that Israel has to offer" attended the U.S. Embassy's Independence Day celebration in Jerusalem is a case in point.
The latest U.S. peace initiative for Israelis and Palestinians has received considerable coverage. But as CAMERA details in the Algemeiner, reporters have failed to note the long history of Palestinian rejectionism.
Barely a month after Poway synagogue shooting victim Lori Gilbert-Kaye is laid to rest, The Los Angeles Times provides UC Hastings' George Bisharat with yet another platform to call for the end of the Jewish state. His Op-Ed qualifies as antisemitism under multiple criteria of the IHRA definition.
Days after The Jerusalem Post fully and transparently clarified its initial misreporting of Netanyahu's remarks about Polish collaboration withh Nazis, The Los Angeles Times falsely alleges that the prime minister's office "modified the statement by removing a single word – 'the' – to remove the implication that all Poles were implicated."
In a Christmas Day article featuring a New Testament professor who debunks myths surrounding the Nativity scene, The San Diego Union-Tribune introduces a myth of its own, falsely casting Jesus' relatives as Palestinian.
CAMERA prompts corrections of a Los Angeles Times music review which misused the term "Palestine" and which also erroneously identified Egypt and Afghanistan as subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban.