The media actively works to erase the Jewish people's historical and legal claims to the land of Israel. Recent articles by The Washington Post and Vox offer examples as to how. CAMERA takes a look at why.
CAMERA prompts correction after CNN erroneously reported that "dozens" of bipartisan U.S. lawmakers signed letters to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing their opposition to a potential International Criminal Court investigation of Israel. In fact, more than 300 members of the House and Senate signed.
Haaretz's opinion editors gave a pass to Odeh Bisharat's odious falsehoods which undermine Israel's legitimacy, including the fabrication that Arabs owned "most of the territory" of Palestine, and that Ben-Gurion's territorial greed supposedly caused the 1948 war.
For Israel's Memorial Day, Haaretz's Gideon Levy offers life support to the thoroughly expired Tantura "massacre" fallacy, insisting on a cover up of the "contentious version" whereby Haganah soldiers allegedly carried out a war crime.
Film claims that Israel "is behind every regional war that’s happened in the last 70 years."
AP headlines claiming that imprisoned Lebanese-American Amer Fakhoury "worked for Israel" exposes a double standard in the news agency's treatment of members of the Israeli-backed Lebanese SLA versus members of the Iranian-backed Lebanese Hezbollah.
The New York Times runs a front-page AFP photo of a projectile over Gaza City, identifying it as an "Israeli missile." The founder of Israel's missile defense program says the projectile resembles a Palestinian rocket, not an Israeli missile.
CAMERA prompts correction after Reuters today understated the number of Israelis forced to run for shelter during hundreds of rocket attacks, citing "thousands." In fact, with the rockets targeting several large cities, more than a million Israelis fled to shelters.
NPR covers ups casualties among Islamic Jihad members launching rockets by falsely reporting they were killed as bystanders in the initial strike against their commander.
UPDATED: Islamic Jihad fired a rocket which slammed into a highway in Gan Yavne, in central Israel, narrowly missing passing cars. CAMERA prompts correction after The New York Post incorrectly located that intersection "near Israel-Gaza border."