Following communication from Presspectiva, CAMERA's Hebrew branch, Ha'aretz has corrected a column by Anshel Pfeffer which had wrongly blamed Israel for the death of four-year-old Gazan Mahmoud Sadallah.
CAMERA's Israeli staff prompted a timely correction of the latest case of "Lost in Translation." The original Hebrew edition correctly reported on the "Nakba Law," while English translators recreated it as something much more sweeping than it actually is.
Presspectiva, CAMERA's Hebrew-language Web site, has prompted a correction on an Op-Ed in the Israeli (Hebrew) daily Yediot Achronot, which had falsely accused Kiryat Arba residents of having the practice of shooting their Palestinian neighbors.
CAMERA's Israel staff elicited a correction from the English edition of Ha'aretz on a news article which stated as fact that Mohammed Al-Dura was killed by Israeli army fire.
CAMERA's Israeli staff prompts an unprecedent correction today at Ha'aretz. Akiva Eldar corrects his false claim that a Hebrew University poll found that 21 percent of settlers endorse the "use of arms" to resist settlement evacuations.
The Washington Post joined others in correcting the false statement that Israel has a "practice of reserving some roads for Jews." Roads are "open to all Israeli citizens and to other nationals, regardless of religious background," the Post clarified.
After wrongly referring to "Israel's practice of reserving some roads for Jews," the AP corrected its wording. But not before one newspaper published the erroneous language.
The Boston Herald had erroneously reported that homes evacuated by Gaza Strip settlers were destroyed by Israel "so that Palestinians could not use them." CAMERA staff has prompted a correction in Sunday's paper.
Letters with provocative ideas that threaten the status quo may be inflammatory, but thay are an entirely appropriate part of civil discourse. Such ideas should–and will–be published as letters to the editor in mainstream papers. There is, however, a line that most decent publications understand should not be crossed.
A Jan. 25 Los Angeles Times op-ed by George Bisharat, "Two State Solution Again Sells Palestinians Short," contained multiple errors -- including the claim that Arabs "cannot serve in the armed forces" of Israel.