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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.

 

CNN Rewrites History of 1948, 1967 Wars

UPDATED: CAMERA prompts correction after CNN's Sam Kiley absurdly claimed that Israel fought in the 1948 and 1967 wars "to expand territory." In fact, Israel fought to prevent Arab campaigns to annihilate the Jewish state.

Correcting Errors about New Settlements on CNN

After CAMERA alerted a CNN anchor about her erroneous reference to Israel's approvals of "new settlements" in the West Bank, she makes clear that no new settlements have been built there for nearly two decades.

CNN Corrects: Scott Walker Met with Isaac (not Werner) Herzog

CAMERA prompts correction of CNN's article today which claimed that presidential hopeful Scott Walker met with Werner Herzog on the Iran deal. Walker met with Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog, not German film director Werner.

CAMERA Prompts CNN Correction on Jerusalem

In response to correspondence from CAMERA staff, CNN editors correct an article which incorrectly reported that eastern Jerusalem had been annexed from "the Palestinian territories."