Gaza Strip

CAMERA Prompts Multiple Time Corrections on Gaza

Time relies on an editorial intern to explain how the Gaza Strip became the center of conflict. Ciara Nugent initially ignored that Israel had full withdrawn from the territory in 2005, one of the article's many failings.

CAMERA Prompts Improved AP Coverage of Palestinian Destruction of Fuel Line

An Associated Press article yesterday stated that vandals destroyed the fuel terminal at Israel's only cargo crossing into Gaza, initially leaving out that the culprits were Gazans, reportedly acting on Hamas instructions. AP responds positively to CAMERA's request to identify those responsible as Palestinian.

DPA Corrects Inflated Figure For Gaza’s Population

CAMERA prompts correction of a Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) photo caption which significantly overstated the Gaza Strip's population as "around three million." The correct figure is less than two million.
 

NBC Corrects About ‘Ongoing Occupation’ of Gaza

CAMERA prompts correction to an NBC article which referred to the "ongoing occupation" of the Gaza Strip. In 2005, Israel withdrew every last Israeli soldier and civilian from the Gaza Strip.

AP Amends Inflated Gaza Unemployment Figure

In response to communication from CAMERA, AP amends an article which overstated Gaza's unemployment rate as "nearly 50 percent." The figure is closer to 40 percent.