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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.

 

Reuters Corrects Prosecutor Liat Ben Ari’s Title

CAMERA's Israel office yesterday prompted correction of multiple captions which misidentified deputy state prosecutor Liat Ben Ari, who is prosecutor in the corruption trial against Prime Minister Netanyahu, as a "plaintiff."

Reuters Corrects: High Court Live Streamed Proceedings

CAMERA prompts correction of Reuters captions which misidentified a wide screen streaming a live feed of Israel's High Court judges considering petitions against the Likud-Blue and White coalition agreement as "a placard with the photo of the High Court judges."

How Many Infected Believed To Be in Bnei Brak? 75,000 or 7,500?

Ran Saar, CEO of the Maccabi HMO, is the putative source for the widely reported figure that 75,000 residents of the ultra-Orthodox town of Bnei Brak are likely infected with coronavirus. Media outlets ignore that Maccabi officials cited a miscalculation, and said the actual figure is just 10 percent of that. The executive director said Maccabi has "no idea" how many are infected.

Media Ignore, Downplay Infiltration of Armed Gazans Close to Israeli Community

Media outlets largely ignored last night's infiltration of armed Palestinians from Gaza into southern Israel as world leaders are set to convene at Jerusalem's World Holocaust Forum. Reuters falsely reported an "attempt[ed]" infiltration, when in fact the assailants were hundreds of meters inside Israeli territory.

Reuters Corrects Arabic Report: BDS Not Illegal in Israel

After CAMERA prompted correction of a Reuters report that Israel has "criminalized" support for the anti-Israel BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) campaign, CAMERA Arabic elicits correction of the identical error at Reuters Arabic.