Settlements

VOA Corrects: Israel Not Advancing 5000 Settlements

CAMERA prompts a swift correction at Voice of America after an editing error resulted in the mistaken claim that Israel announced plans to advance 5000 settlements. In fact, the announcement concerned 5000 housing units within several existing settlements.

MSNBC Corrects on Settlements, Oslo Accords

CAMERA prompts corrections at MSNBC's "Morning Joe" after Keir Simmons erroneously reported "Over the past two decades over 600,000 Jewish settlers have built communities in parts of east Jerusalem and the West Bank, land promised to the Palestinians for a future state."

AP Corrects: Terror Victim Rina Shnerb of Lod, Not West Bank

CAMERA prompts correction of an Associated Press report which erroneously stated that Israeli terror victim, Rena Shnerb, killed in a Palestinian bomb attack Friday, was from the West Bank settlement of Dolev. In fact, she was a resident of the central Israeli city of Lod.

AFP Improves Editorialized Language on Settlement Construction

CAMERA prompts more objective language at AFP which yesterday editorialized, stating as fact the partisan view that settlements jeopardizes the option for a two-state solution. The improved article now attributes the view to Palestinians and many other governments.