Hamas

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.

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.

Huffington Post Arabic Removes Hamas Propaganda

In response to communication from CAMERA and its new Arabic department, the Huffington Post removes clips lifted from Hamas' Shehab News Agency, including a caption which refers to Israel as "the enemy" and "the occupation."

CAMERA Prompts i24 Corrections on Hamas Charter

CAMERA prompts corrections to two separate i24 News article which incorrectly depicted Hamas' May 2017 policy document as a "new charter" or as revisions to its founding charter, which calls for Israel's destruction.