CAMERA prompts correction of a Haaretz photo caption which erroneously identified anti-BDS (boycott, divest, sanctions) activists as BDS activists. The caption error ironically accompanied a column about the "imaginary demon" of BDS.
With Radiohead's Tel Aviv performance, BDS efforts are on full display, and inflated media reports of boycott victories again emerge. Newsweek is the second media outlet in as many days to correct the false claim that Stevie Wonder cancelled a show in Israel.
BDS advocates have a history of falsely claiming victory, asserting, for instance, that Meg Ryan and Bruce Willis cancelled appearances in Israel thanks to BDS. Now, Times of Israel clarifies: Stevie Wonder had cancelled a Los Angeles benefit concert, not an Israeli performance.
Shortly after CAMERA prompted a Toronto Star correction stating that Bruce Willis never boycotted Israel, the paper corrects about another celebrity who never supported BDS. Following urging from CAMERA, editors correct: "Meg Ryan has never boycotted Israel."
CAMERA prompts a Toronto Star correction stating that Bruce Willis never boycotted Israel. The paper's public editor details how the reporter was misled by a pro-BDS Web site, and describes CAMERA's role in setting the record straight.
Following communication from CAMERA staff, CNN has corrected and clarified inaccurate claims that a soccer star signed on to an inaccurate anti-Israel petition.
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.
Spiegel Online commendably corrects a photo caption which had referred to "60 years of Israeli occupation," falsely implying that all of Israel is occupied territory and that the country has no right to exist.
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.