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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 on Entebbe Hijacking

After the plane was diverted, the hijackers targeted Jews and not only Israelis, as Reuters had claimed. CAMERA prompted Reuters to correct its mistake.

Reuters Corrects Captions: U.S. Embassy Not in Jerusalem

In a change from the usual journalistic misstep in which media outlets frequently misidentify Tel Aviv as Israel's capital, Reuters captions relocated the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. CAMERA prompts correction: The embassy is in Tel Aviv.

Reuters Corrects Six Day War Jerusalem Infographic

CAMERA prompts important corrections to Reuters' Six Day War anniversary infographic which had erased Judaism's ties to Jerusalem and omitted the city's Arab population of over 65,000 in 1948 and 1961.

Reuters Corrects: Gaza Concrete Ban Only For Private Imports

Following The New York Times, Reuters is the second news outlet within 24 hours to correct the inaccuracy that Israel had imposed a 45-day ban on concrete imports into Gaza. The ban applied only to private deliveries; nearly 40,000 tons entered during that time.