Washington Post
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.


The Washington Post’s Walter Pincus, Corrected Half-Way Round the World

Washington Post defense and security correspondent Walter Pincus writes often about Israel, Iran and nuclear weapons. He doesn't think highly of close U.S.-Israel ties and gives Iran the benefit of the doubt. His columns also generate corrections, the most recent, on April 25, counters Pincus' spin.

Gaza Photo Controversy: Corrections and Lessons

Four months after Gaza-Israel fighting, media again backtrack on reports which had unequivocally blamed Israel for the death of a Palestinian child. The AP and Washington Post issue corrections on Omar Masharawi. The LA Times does not.

Washington Post Corrects Gaza Imports Error

CAMERA staff elicited a Washington Post correction today on an article which wrongly claimed that Israel banned building materials from entering Gaza for years. The Post is the latest in a string of media outlets to correct.