Tamar Sternthal

NPR Covers Up Islamic Jihad Casualties

NPR covers ups casualties among Islamic Jihad members launching rockets by falsely reporting they were killed as bystanders in the initial strike against their commander.

AFP’s “Tit-for-Tat” Falsehood

With the insertion of just three words, Agence France Presse manages to completely distort the very nature of Palestinian Islamic Jihad rocket attacks against Israeli civilians and the Israeli army's air strikes targeting terrorists and their weaponry. Thus, numerous AFP articles and captions today refer to the violent exchange as "tit-for-tat," language which denotes equivalency.

NY Post Remaps Israeli Highway Under Fire

UPDATED: Islamic Jihad fired a rocket which slammed into a highway in Gan Yavne, in central Israel, narrowly missing passing cars. CAMERA prompts correction after The New York Post incorrectly located that intersection "near Israel-Gaza border."

AFP Caption Whitewashes Islamic Jihad Terrorist

An Agence France Presse photo caption whitewashes an Islamic Jihad terrorist killed while he was reportedly preparing to fire rockets at Israel, saying only that Mohammed Hamuda was a Palestinian killed in an Israeli air strike.

Improved Weather Forecast For Israel At New York Times

Last week, visitors located in various Israeli communities found that according to the New York Times' weather feature they were located in "Palestine." CAMERA prompted improvement so that "Jerusalem, Palestine," for instance, no longer appears, but users still shouldn't expect accurate weather information.

New York Times Erases Amy Klobuchar’s Statement in Favor of U.S. Aid to Israel

In an article on the J Street conference, The Times twice reports that presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar declined to answer a question about U.S. aid to Israel. The "Paper of Record" concealed from readers that at one point in the interview the senator expressed strong support for continued aid: "I am so wedded right now to making sure we continue the aid."