Reuters’ Gaza Parkour Article Contorts on Israeli-Egyptian Blockade

In an article noting the sense of freedom that the urban sport parkour brings to Gazans "locked in conflict with neighbouring Israel, which blockades the enclave," Reuters ignores the far more restrictive Egyptian blockade. While just over 25,000 people exited the territory via the Egyptian-controlled Rafah crossing this year, more than double exited via the Israeli-controlled Erez crossing.

To the Washington Post, Palestinians Can Only Be Victims

The Washington Post's reporting on the Israel-Islamist conflict has fallen back to a well-worn habit: infantilizing Palestinians. Recent Post reports have taken to treating Palestinians as perpetual victims, depriving them of independent agency.

AP Grossly Understates Number of Arson Balloons

In recent weeks, Palestinian arsonists have launched dozens of incendiary balloons every single day; not dozens over the last few weeks, as an AP photo caption erroneously stated.

Sderot Home, Hit in Palestinian Rocket Attack, Erased by Reuters

In a report about 12 rockets fired at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip Aug. 21 overnight, Reuters neglects to mention that a home in Sderot was hit and suffered heavy damage. The article noted only that "buildings and vehicles" in Sderot were hit.

AP Captions Err After Sderot Home Hit by Iron Dome Shrapnel

UPDATE: Associated Press corrects after captions erroneously reported that a Sderot home was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. In fact, Israel's Iron Dome intercepted the rockets, and it was shrapnel from the interception which damaged the house.

VOA Deletes Video Which Grossly Inflated Number of Struggling Refugees in Gaza

In response to communication from CAMERA, Voice of America deletes a video which grossly overstated the number of refugees in the Gaza Strip suffering from poverty and unemployment. The June 12 VOA Extremism Watch video cited five million refugees facing these difficulties, more than double the territory's entire population.