CAMERA withdraws a complaint from the Israel Press Council after Ha'aretz corrects an article which had wrongly reported that Israel barred concrete and steel from entering the Gaza Strip for the last six years.
In response to communication from CAMERA, Ha'aretz today commendably corrects, in Hebrew and English, Gideon Levy's false claim that according to Amnesty International "only 92 Palestinian fighters" were killed in Cast Lead.
Following Presspectiva's complaint to the Israel Press Council, Ha'aretz today runs two corrections. One article wrongly stated that Israel violated a High Court injunction by evacuating Palestinian protesters. Another blamed Israel for a Gazan's death, though the IDF denied involvement.
CAMERA staff elicited Christian Science Monitor corrections of an Op-Ed claiming Israel banned construction materials from entering Gaza for years and asserting Israeli control of the Egyptian border with Gaza.
After initially issuing only an online clarification regarding an "All Things Considered" broadcast which erred about the import of building materials into Gaza, NPR agreed with CAMERA that an on-air correction was needed. The follow-up was immediate.
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.