CAMERA staff elicited a Washington Post correction today on an article which wrongly claimed that Israel banned building materials from entering Gaza for years. The Post is the latest in a string of media outlets to correct.
Following earlier corrections by AP and the International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times is the latest media outlet to correct the falsehood that Israel had not allowed building materials to enter Gaza in recent years.
Following communication with CAMERA, the International Herald Tribune corrects a headline which had erroneously stated that Israel allowed building materials to enter Gaza for the first time in years. While AP and IHT both corrected, NPR, the LA Times and others have yet to do so.
CAMERA elicits a commendable AP clarification regarding an article which falsely stated that Israel for years banned construction materials from entering Gaza. The ban applied only to the private sector. The U.N. cites 41,041 truckloads since June 2010.
In response to CAMERA and public complaint, PBS Newshour corrected its inaccurate reference to Erez as the only crossing point between Israel and Gaza.
Following communication from CAMERA, ABC News corrected an online column which had wrongly stated Gaza settlements were causing friction between Obama and Netanyahu. Israel completely dismantled Gaza settlements years before Obama took office.
CAMERA staff this week elicited a correction at the Washington Post which had published an illustration falsely stating that Israel controls all of Gaza's borders. The error and correction follow:
The Israel office of CAMERA prompted Ha'aretz to correct an online news brief in English which had wrongly identified a Hamas man killed by Israeli forces as a "Palestinian civilian." The error and correction follow:
CAMERA staff prompted the following correction today at the International Herald Tribune concerning the number of Palestinian casualties from last winter's fighting in the Gaza Strip:
CAMERA staff elicited a correction to a San Diego Union-Tribune Op-Ed by Miko Peled that wrongly claimed Gaza is the most densely populated place in the world.