The New York Times Web site and the Boston Globe newspaper were just two among other media that ran a distorted Associated Press article from March 31, 2004 about Jewish purchase of property in the Silwan neighborhood of Jerusalem. Written by Ravi Nessman, the AP article took an overtly partisan stance regarding the day’s events in Silwan.
A CAMERA letter corrected factual errors printed in a previous letter to the editor in the Boston Globe.
Israeli anchorman Chaim Yavin caused a small stir in Israel over his controversial, subjective documentary about Israeli settlements. An NBC Nightly News segment on the documentary champions Yavin's position by presenting it as "the story like it is." Yet NBC omits common, mainstream counter-arguments which represent large numbers, if not the majority, of Israelis.
BBC airs a weekly programme, "From Our Own Correspondent," presenting the personal perspectives of the network's news reporters on the stories they cover. What the BBC does not acknowledge is that the programme is frequently used as a platform for propaganda – a means for partisan BBC correspondents who cover world conflicts to champion the position of the side they favor.
After Israel approved building a new neighborhood in Ma'aleh Adumim, a few miles east of Jerusalem, many news reports wrongly indicated that such building would prevent Palestinians from controlling "contiguous territory" in the West Bank.
A CAMERA letter published in the Los Angeles Times points out that the expansion of Maale Adumim would not affect north-south contiguity for West Bank Palestinians, nor would it isolate Arab neighborhoods in eastern Jerusalem.
Op-Ed editors allow PLO advisor Michael Tarazi to demonize Israel with false charges about "colonies," water, citizenship.
A journalist respected for factual, unflinching reports scapegoats Jewish settlers.
CAMERA prompted the following correction by the Boston Globe clarifying the U.S. government's position on the legality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Gaza, a contentious and frequently misrepresented topic.
Many news reports about Bush's April 14 statements regarding refugees and settlements in the West Bank and Gaza include prejudicial, distorted and/or inaccurate language.