Many media accounts have misrepresented the "final status" issues that are now the subject of intensive negotiations at Camp David, often distorting Oslo, UN resolutions, the demographics and history of Jerusalem, and Middle East history in general.
A recent Washington Post report is undone by its own biases and editorializing. The article's reliance on one-sided sourcing, and its insistence on misleading omissions, leaves open questions about the direction of the newspaper's Jerusalem bureau.
In a Vox explainer which begs explaining, Brent Sasley twists himself into a pickle over "creeping annexation" versus "substantive change." Interviewer Jen Kirby stumbles on the "return" of West Bank land to Palestinians and the duo erase Palestinian Authority control in the West Bank Areas A and B.
There's a problem with the latest peace plan that the media is omitting: Palestinian rejectionism. As CAMERA noted in a Jan. 28, 2020 Daily Caller op-ed, Palestinian leaders have rejected numerous proposals for peace and statehood.
A Baltimore Sun Op-Ed, using Israel's "Pillar of Defense" operation against Hamas as news peg, blamed Israel for a host of Middle East ills. CAMERA's letter to the editor "Criticism of Israel ignores the facts" set the record straight.
Pierre Tristam gets a number of facts wrong in an op-ed published in Florida's Sun Sentinel. He falsely claims Gazans can't fish in the Mediterranean (they can) and that they cannot trade with the outside world. They do.
Time Magazine's Karl Vick doesn't bother to tell readers that Abbas chose not to negotiate with Israel, and describes 800 rockets targeting Israel in 10 months as attacks that happen "from time to time."
Ha'aretz journalist Akiva Eldar uses falsehoods and deceptions, distorting both Israeli and Palestinian negotiating positions, to accuse Prime Minister Netanyahu of lying in his speech before the United Nations.
President Carter misrepresents the terms of U.N. Resolution 242 and the "road map" to make the fallacious argument that President Obama's speech represents a continuation of longstanding American policy regarding Israeli withdrawals.