Press Releases

CAMERA Opens Jerusalem Hub

CAMERA opens its Jerusalem office this week. The new facility is home to our affiliates Presspectiva and CiF Watch and will enable increased activity in promoting accurate reporting in the North American, European and Israeli media.

PRESS RELEASE: Sen. Brownback Affirms Public Broadcasting Oversight

Washington, D.C. (December 23) – Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) has reaffirmed the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's "requirement to ensure "˜strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature'."

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Rothman Stresses Need for Public Broadcasting Oversight

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 21) – The Corporation for Public Broadcasting's obligation to safeguard public television and radio from political interference does not conflict with its mandate to ensure objectivity and balance, U.S. Representative Steven R. Rothman (D-N.J.) asserted Thursday.

PRESS RELEASE: CAMERA Welcomes CPB Review of NPR’s Middle East Coverage

BOSTON (May 19) — Having long urged substantive review of concerns about National Public Radio's coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict, CAMERA welcomes CPB's interest in a rigorous analysis of the subject. Despite the existence of a 1967 statute requiring that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting dispense tax funds only to those networks providing "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature," documentation of NPR's bias had not been seriously addressed previously.

PRESS RELEASE: Museum of Modern Art Adds Decryptage to Film Series

MOMA has added two showings of Decryptage (listed under its English title Decoding) to the museum's "Fortnight" film series. Decryptage is an exceptional French production that explores the record of French media in demonizing Israel and downplaying Palestinian terrorism.

PRESS RELEASE: CAMERA Faults NPR Role at Holocaust Museum Event

BOSTON – Expressing dismay at the scheduled October 21 appearance of National Public Radio's Scott Simon at a U.S. Holocaust Museum Memorial event, Andrea Levin, Executive Director of CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America), said the Museum must be unaware of NPR's chronically biased coverage of Israel and Jewish affairs.

CAMERA and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) Testify on NPR’s anti-Israel Bias

(September 28) — National Public Radio (NPR) coverage of Arab-Israeli news continues to violate federal law requiring "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature," CAMERA Washington Director Eric Rozenman has told board members of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

CAMERA Urges Overseas Press Club to Revoke Award to NPR

BOSTON (July 29, 2003) — The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America is calling on the Overseas Press Club to withdraw an award for international affairs made to National Public Radio. The Overseas Press Club of America presented NPR with its Lowell Thomas Award for the network's series last fall, "˜The Mid-East: A Century of Conflict'. Unfortunately, that series was fatally flawed.