AP's Tia Goldenberg spins the tale that Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevi's appointment as chief of staff caps the settlers' transformation from a fringe group to Israel's mainstream. The political reality and voting record belie her predetermined, facts-be-damned narrative.
Even in a week of difficult events underscoring that Palestinians are more than just victims, AP's "contextualized truth" reporting leaves no room for Palestinian culpability.
CAMERA prompts an important Associated Press correction noting that the U.S. does not consider Israeli settlements illegal. AP's many clients are also correcting, include The New York Times, ABC, The Gazette (Montreal), and more.
CAMERA prompts an AP correction of the erroneous claim that the Israeli Rabbinate controls circumcisions. While the Orthodox body controls marriages, divorces and burials, it plays no role in circumcisions (except for those done for conversion).
Based on information forwarded to them by CAMERA, AP editors commendably resent a story correcting inaccurate language about Rachel Corrie’s death.