New York Times
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.

 

In New York Times Israel Coverage, Anything Goes

A photo caption misidentifies a billboard showing the Prime Minister alongside far-right politicians as "a campaign ad for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing allies." In fact, it's an ad for the competing Blue and White party, keen to paint Netanyahu as a close ally of extremists.

In Rafi Eitan Obit, New York Times Casts Unproven Uranium Allegation As Fact

Foreign Policy labeled the disappearance of enriched uranium decades ago from a Pennsylvania facility "one of the most confounding puzzles of the nuclear era" despite investigations involving CIA, Congress, FBI and others. But The New York Times states as fact: Rafi Eitan played an important role. UPDATE: Times corrects: "that allegation was never proved."

New York Times Op-Eds Err on Israeli Circumcisions

The New York Times Op-Ed department has repeatedly erred on Israeli circumcisions, erroneously claiming that the Jewish brit milah ceremony falls under the control of Israel's Orthodox Rabbinate.

NYT Bolsters Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitic Rhetoric in AIPAC Article

March 13 Update: Error corrected. The partisan reporting of the New York Times continues to play a role in the mainstreaming of anti-Semitism by progressive Democrats. Congressional reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg, in particular, has bolstered Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar's anti-Semitic rhetoric, twisting the facts and misrepresenting AIPAC.

CAMERA Prompts NY Times Update on US Embassy Location

Following communication by CAMERA, the New York Times updated its piece to note that the new embassy isn't partially in east Jerusalem, but rather what was called "No Man's Land," which separated the western and eastern sectors of the city.
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CAMERA Prompts NY Times Correction on “March of Return”

After the New York Times initially cast the Palestinian demonstrations and clashes as being a protest against Israel's naval blockade, the updated story correctly notes that it also is meant to demand a so-called "right of return."

In New York Times, Convicted Bomber Becomes ‘Controversial Palestinian Activist’ (UPDATED)

Rasmeah Odeh, convicted of a deadly bombing in Israel, was deported from the United States because she concealed her criminal record. In a travel column about California love, social justice and community, The New York Times also conceals Odeh's conviction, calling her a "controversial Palestinian activist."
(UPDATE: The newspaper has published an Editors' Note.)