Newsweek
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.

 

Newsweek’s Muddled Correction of ‘Correction’ on Historic Palestinian State

After accurately reporting that never before has there been a Palestinian state, Newsweek deleted what it referred to as "an error that says no Palestinian state has ever existed." After CAMERA's intervention, Newsweek backtracked from its erroneous correction, but issued a misleading update that "the legal and historical status of a Palestinian state remains a subject of controversy and debate."

Newsweek Corrects: Stevie Wonder Didn’t Cancel Israel Concert

With Radiohead's Tel Aviv performance, BDS efforts are on full display, and inflated media reports of boycott victories again emerge. Newsweek is the second media outlet in as many days to correct the false claim that Stevie Wonder cancelled a show in Israel.

Newsweek Corrects: Israeli Police Did Not Enter Mosque

 In a correction of a headline which falsely states that Israeli troops "storm Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque," Newsweek editors make clear that the police did not enter the mosque. Meanwhile, The New York Times has yet to correct the identical falsehood.