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.

 

An AP photo of a victim of PFLP's terror

AP, Times of Israel Amend Language on PFLP Terror Group

The news organizations initially described the PFLP as merely a "leftist political party that has an armed wing." CAMERA secured corrected language that acknowledges the Palestinian group's terrorism and terror designations.

AP Takes Russian Accusation Against Israel One Step Further

UPDATE: CAMERA prompts an AP correction after news agency coverage was more Russian than the Russians. AP clarifies that Russia claimed Syrian anti-aircraft fire nearly shot down a passenger jet while repelling an Israeli attack, not that Israel nearly downed the plane.

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.