Gaza Strip

Hamas’ Account of a Boy’s Death: A Media Litmus Test

When the Israeli army disputed Hamas' account which blamed Israel for the death of 12-year-old Shady Abdel-Aal, AP rose to the journalistic challenge with accurate coverage. Reuters responsibly corrected when presented with information contradicting Hamas. AFP, in contrast, has yet to correct even as Hamas itself has backtracked.

NPR Corrects: Not Only Sderot Hit By Rockets

CAMERA prompts correction of an NPR article which erroneously implied that Palestinian rocket fire last week solely targeted the Israeli town of Sderot. In fact, Palestinians fired at numerous communities across southern Israel.

AP Corrects Headline, Article: Israel Didn’t Shutter Crossing

Following communication from CAMERA, AP corrects a headline and article which incorrectly stated that Israel shuttered the cargo crossing into the Gaza Strip. In fact, today's new limitations suspends the transfer of fuel and gas until Sunday, but food and medicine are still crossing through Kerem Shalom.

New Yorker Corrects: There Are MRI Machines in Gaza

"Fighting fake news with real news" is a New Yorker advertising banner which appears alongside an article which had falsely claimed that there are no MRI machines in the Gaza Strip. Following communication from CAMERA staff and many CAMERA members, The New Yorker corrects.

CAMERA Prompts Improved Reuters Captions on Palestinian Arson Attacks

Reuters captions early this week about the devastation in southern Israel caused by Palestinian "kite terror" ignored the fires' cause. In response to CAMERA's communication, subsequent captions note "Palestinians have been causing blazes by flying kites and balloons loaded with flammable materials."