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.


NYT Corrects: Israel Didn’t Block Installation of Scanner

CAMERA's Israel office prompts correction of a New York Times article which erroneously reported that Israel blocked the installation of a scanner meant for Gaza exports. In fact, it was installed weeks ago and is already in use.

CAMERA Prompts NY Times Correction on Bedouins

CAMERA's Israel office has prompted correction of a New York Times photo caption which grossly overstated the number of Bedouins facing relocation a short distance according to the controversial Prawer-Begin plan.

NYT Corrects: Israel Does Not Advance 3,500 New Settlements

In the first media correction prompted by CAMERA's Israel office since this week's opening of its Jerusalem hub, the International New York Times corrects an article which had incorrectly reported that Israel advances plans for 3,500 new settlements.

CAMERA Prompts Corrections on Palestinian Refugees

CAMERA staff elicited corrections in the New York Times and in the International Herald Tribune concerning the number of Palestinian refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars. An article appearing in both papers grossly overstated the figure.

CAMERA Elicits Caption Correction in New York Times

A caption accompanying a February 7, 2008 photograph of an Israeli family fleeing their Sderot home that had been hit by Palestinian rockets ultimately placed the blame on Israel.  The attack was characterized as "retaliation for an Israeli airstrike in southern Gaza."