Tamar Sternthal

AFP Captions Cast Unverified Hamas Claim as Fact

Numerous Agence France Presse photo captions state as fact Hamas' claim that four-year-old Ahmed Abu Abed died after being wounded by Israeli fire despite the fact that the agency itself reported that the circumstances of the death have not been independently verified.

Reuters’ Picture Falsehood of the Year

Months after the Hamas-run Ministry of Health removed Laila al-Ghandour from the list of fatalities it blames on Israel, a caption in Reuters' Pictures of the Year 2018 falsely claims the infant died from inhaling tear gas at the Gaza border with Israel. In response to communication from CAMERA, Reuters corrects.

CBSN: Palestinians Fired 100s of Rockets At “Israel’s Military”

CBSN falsely reported yesterday that in this week's round of violence, "Palestinians have fired hundreds of rockets at Israel's military." In fact, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired several hundreds rockets at scores of Israeli communities – not Israel's military – targeting civilians across the country's south.

Concealed Carry: AP Covers Up Arafat’s Gun at the UN

In an article about dramatic moments at the United Nations, the Associated Press covers up the most dramatic element of Yasir Arafat's 1974 address: that he brought a gun to the UN and delivered the address while sporting the holster. Six years ago, in contrast, AP delivered a straight account of the incident.