So when is a correction not a correction? Often, when it's a Washington Post attempt to remedy a mistake in the paper's Arab-Israeli coverage.
In the June/July issue of American Journalism Review, Barbara Matusow covered the contentious topic of criticism of Middle East news coverage. In avoiding any substantive assessment of the content of the criticism, Matusow's overarching message was that journalists are a blameless, beleaguered group, assailed by propagandists and baseless accusations. Her implication was proven baseless when CAMERA prompted the following correction on Matusow's own report.
CAMERA staff, members, and others elicited the following July 28 correction concerning the amount of Gaza Strip land occupied by Jewish settlements.
Several newspapers ran an Associated Press article which incorrectly reported on West Bank troop withdrawals under Ariel Sharon's separation plan. In response to communications from CAMERA, the AP and at least five newspapers have set the record straight.