Calling Israeli settlements "amorphous things," MSNBC's Joy Reid says a map of Israel, the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan and Egypt shows seven Israeli settlements and demonstrates "how much of the West Bank . . . is already taken up by the settlements."
In remarks that were uncritically disseminated by several news outlets, former President Obama defended his decision not to veto United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 on the grounds that settlements were rapidly expanding. Yet, the truth is otherwise, as CAMERA noted in The Daily Caller.
ANew York Times video cuts out significant words from a White House statement, completely misleading about the administration's position on Israeli construction within settlement boundaries.
Why does PBS close a broadcast on "what growing Jewish settlements in the West Bank mean for Mideast peace efforts" with a completely irrelevant – and erroneous – figure about Israeli military spending? And, after the Ben Rhodes fiasco, will "NewsHour" correct?
Two ostensibly experienced Middle East reporters make numerous errors on basic West Bank facts.
In the wake of the recent UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements, NPR editors Greg Myre and Larry Kaplow purported to inform public radio station's website readers about Israeli settlements. The piece, however, concealed relevant information, cherry-picking the facts to present a partisan, evasive and distorted view of the topic.
Watergate revelations notwithstanding, The Washington Post can keep secrets when it wants to. That's especially so regarding the “secret” of international law supporting Israel's claim that West Bank settlements are legal.
Shortly after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at the Center for American Progress last week, a blog affiliated with the group purported to have found "10 falsehoods" in Netanyahu's comments. Did it?
A New York City mayoral candidate said the West Bank was "disputed territory." The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported that the candidate's position "runs counter to the U.S. government" view. CAMERA's commentary in the Algemeiner explained why JTA was in error.