BBC
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.

 

CAMERA Prompts BBC Correction on Rafah

As noted by CAMERA's blog yesterday, a BBC caption on the "In pictures" section incorrectly stated that Palestinians "took back" control of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt. CAMERA staff notified BBC editors about the error, and the caption was corrected. The error and correction follow:

BBC Admits to Mistakes, Apologizes

The BBC has admitted on Feb. 17, 2005 to airing an unsubstantiated allegation against Israel without fact checking it, and has apologized.