In journalism, half truths — otherwise known as errors of omission — can mislead the public almost as much as an outright lie. Terry Gross recently misled by conveying only part of what human rights groups have said about Gaza.
The New York Times prejudicially describes as "human rights advocates" a group that includes people who advocate against the existence of the Jewish state, accuse Israel of "genocide," and explicitly legitimize violence.
WorldVision, a Christian organization that promotes child welfare, uses a distorted narrative about the Arab-Israeli conflict to raise funds for its work in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza.
Anna Baltzer is a relatively new anti-Israel agitator traveling the college and church circuit. Using her Jewish heritage as a moral lever, Baltzer shares anecdotes of Palestinian life while pushing standard anti-Zionist mythology.
Washington Post coverage of a Virginia Muslim leader's resignation from a panel on immigration for pro-jihad declarations was a textbook example of a) gullibility, b) partisanship, or c) some combination of the two.
Ofxam campaigns for international aid to Hamas despite the group's escalating rhetoric, involvement in terror operations and preparations for broader military confrontation with Israel.
Ynet.com, the English Web site of the Israeli daily newspaper, Yediot Aharonot, has published a CAMERA Op-Ed on the lack of reliability of Peace Now's claims about Israeli settlements.
Peace Now claimed in an October 2006 report that Israeli settlements are situated mostly on “private Palestinian land,” and in particular that the territory of the largest settlement, Ma’ale Adumim, is 86.4 percent “private Palestinian land.” Turns out they were a little off.
After two opinion pieces in the Post-Intelligencer celebrated Seattle's hosting of a play about International Solidarity Movement (ISM) activist Rachel Corrie, a CAMERA guest column pointed out that the ISM's extremist ideology distorts understanding of the Middle East. The newspaper's summary of CAMERA's column reads: "Her death was tragic, but the group mentoring Corrie was geared toward more toward building hatred against Israel than toward forwarding peace."