Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA)
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.

 

DPA Corrects Captions: Rocket Attacks On Israel Are Actual, Not Alleged

CAMERA prompts correction of numerous Deutsche Presse-Agentur photo captions today which erroneously referred to hundreds of rocket attacks on Israel as "alleged," as if it wasn't yet certain that Gaza terrorists have carried out hundreds of these attacks since yesterday morning.

AP, DPA and Haaretz Correct Captions on Ibrahim Abu Thuraya

CAMERA prompts corrections at AP, DPA and Haaretz's English edition, where captions stated as fact that Israel was responsible for Ibrahim Abu Thuraya's death, despite unclear circumstances. The captions also wrongly said he lost his legs in an Israeli bombing.

DPA Corrects Inflated Figure For Gaza’s Population

CAMERA prompts correction of a Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) photo caption which significantly overstated the Gaza Strip's population as "around three million." The correct figure is less than two million.