NPR Examination of Mideast Coverage Misleads

NPR's final report about its Middle East coverage states that in late 2013 Israeli voices outweighed Palestinian voices on the air. But CAMERA's own examination finds this is not so true.

NPR Host Obstructs Balanced Discussion on Iran

NPR's Tom Ashbrook hosted a discussion of the proposed interim deal with Iran over its nuclear program  but repeatedly interrupted the guest expert who opposed the deal.

NPR Ombudsman Blasts Report; Newsroom Says ‘Get Lost’

When National Public Radio's ombudsman found a three-part news series so flawed it should not have been broadcast as written, the newsroom replied that he should take a hike ... then conceded some of his criticisms. The report was about Indian adoptions in South Dakota, but it could have been about NPR's Arab-Israeli coverage. 

This American Life Omits Context About Sinai Refugees

In a particularly compelling story about Eritreans held captive in the Sinai by Bedouin kidnappers, a recent segment of NPR's This American Life omitted some important context about Israel's treatment of immigrants.

What the Media Won’t Tell You About Palestinian Prisoners

All too often, mainstream media outlets whitewash the violent acts of Palestinian prisoners. Calling those incarcerated since before 1994 "political prisoners" is an egregious cover up of their brutal crimes, detailed here for the first time.

NPR Romanticizes Child’s Attacker

 On the release from the hospital of a three year old Israeli severely wounded in a rock-throwing attack, NPR's Emily Harris offered a lopsided, sympathetic story about the perpetrator and his mother.

NPR’s Ailing Coverage of Kidney Care in Gaza

Larry Abramson misses the primary cause for Gaza's medical shortages: the Hamas-Fatah rivalry. If a Palestinian news site can report WHO findings, even when they exonerate Israel, why can't NPR?