Sheera Frenkel

Updated: NPR Broadcasts Gaza Import Correction

After initially issuing only an online clarification regarding an "All Things Considered" broadcast which erred about the import of building materials into Gaza, NPR agreed with CAMERA that an on-air correction was needed. The follow-up was immediate.

NPR Ombudsman’s Response to CAMERA Falls Short

NPR ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos agrees with CAMERA on some points regarding Sheera Frenkel's flawed broadcast. But failing to call for corrections suggests a negative trend backwards.

NPR Jaffa Story Alleges Israeli Plot to Eradicate Arabs

Sheera Frenkel's NPR story, based on distortions and omissions, charges Israel with a purported agenda "to have a purely Jewish state and to get rid of all Palestinians, the ones in the West Bank and in Israel," as one interviewee puts it.

Obsessing Over Israel, NPR Glosses Over Plight of African Migrants

NPR listeners, who are steeped in coverage critical of Israel's policy toward migrants, would be forgiven for knowing nothing of the startling number of African migrants raped, beaten and tortured by Egyptians. For NPR, this story is apparently not worth telling.

In Wake of Flotilla, NPR Coverage is Listing

NPR news analyst Daniel Schorr brands Israel's blockade of Hamas a "blockade of hate," while colleague Sheera Frankel ignores Erdogan's endorsement of Hamas. Tilted Gaza reports ignore Israeli offers to deliver flotilla aid, including concrete, and Hamas' refusal.