Media Corrections

Accuracy and accountability are among the most important tenets of journalism. In combination, they mean media organizations are expected to publish or broadcast forthright corrections after sharing inaccurate information. The following corrections are among the many prompted by CAMERA’s communication with reporters and editors.

 

AFP Corrects On 1948 Palestinian Refugees

CAMERA prompts correction of an English-language AFP article which erroneously reported that all of the Palestinian refugees from 1948 were forcibly displaced from their homes. In fact, the vast majority fled, often at the urging of their own leaders.

Media Outlets Correct Yoav Gallant Misquote on Eliminating Hamas

Following last week's New York Times correction of Megan Stack's Op-Ed falsely quoting Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant calling for the annihilation of the Gaza Strip, CAMERA has prompted additional corrections at NPR, Salt Lake Tribune and The Telegraph (London).

AFP Posthumously Demotes Hamas Commanders to Bodyguards

AFP improves coverage after initially demoting terror commanders killed alongside Salah Al-Arouri to "bodyguards" and omitting the Hamas deputy's second claim to infamy: founding the terror organization's military wing.