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.


Times of Israel Corrects AP’s Tel Aviv Metonym for Israel

UPDATE: In response to communication from CAMERA, both TIME and Times of Israel correct Associated Press copy which erroneously cited Tel Aviv as shorthand for Israel. Both media outlets now correctly refer to Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

CNN Corrects: ICJ Did Not Find

When the International Court of Justice issued an order on January 26 in the “genocide” case between South Africa and Israel, it soon became common knowledge that the ICJ had found it “plausible” that Israel was committing “genocide.” This common knowledge, however, was in fact a myth.

AP Updates: Jenin Fatality Was Confirmed Al Aqsa Fighter

After first reporting that no information was immediately available to ascertain whether a Palestinian killed today in Jenin was affiliated with a terror group, AP commendably updates: Mustafa al-Kastouni was a fighter with Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade.