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.

 

Haaretz Corrects: Israel Hopes to Strengthen Coordination with Russian, Not Syrian, Army

CAMERA prompts correction of a series of articles in Haaretz's English edition which erroneously reported that a Russian-Israeli meeting was dedicated to the "strengthening of the security coordination between Israel and Syria's armies." In fact, Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting with Vladminir Putin will address coordination with the Russian, not Syrian, army.

NBC Corrects: No Ministries Offered to Extremist Otzma Yehudit

CAMERA prompts correction of an NBC article which falsely reported that PM Netanyahu promised two ministries to the Otzma Hayehudit party, the political descendant of the banned racist Kach party. In fact, the promise was made to the mainstream right-wing Jewish Home party.

AP Corrects on Saudi ‘Hostility’ Towards Israel

CAMERA prompts correction of an AP story which had said that Saudi Arabia regards Israel with hostility. In fact, Israeli-Saudi ties have been warming in recent years, thanks to their common foe Iran.

AP Corrects ‘Palestine’ Terminology

In response to communication from CAMERA’s Israel office, the Associated Press Thursday corrected an article which incorrectly referred to Palestine.