CAMERA prompts several corrections after multiple media outlets stated as fact that the Shamasnehs, evicted from their Sheik Jarrah home, had lived there since 1964, making them "protected tenants." Times of Israel, Haaretz and The Jerusalem Post correct: The courts found no evidence of residency prior to 1968, and thus the family did not have that status.
In a change from the usual journalistic misstep in which media outlets frequently misidentify Tel Aviv as Israel's capital, Reuters captions relocated the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. CAMERA prompts correction: The embassy is in Tel Aviv.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Times of Israel article which stated as fact that the Shamasnehs lived since 1964 in the home from which they were recently evicted, making them "protected tenants." In fact, the courts found that their residency started after 1968, so they weren't entitled to that status.
CAMERA prompts corrections at Newsweek: Hamas' May 2017 policy document did not replace the founding charter calling for Israel's destruction and Tel Aviv is not to be used as shorthand for Israel.
CAMERA prompts corrections at The Diplomat, an online magazine about Asia-Pacific current affairs, which had erroneously cited Tel Aviv, instead of Jerusalem, as Israel's capital.
For the second time, CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which wrongly cited Tel Aviv as shorthand for Israel's capital.
CAMERA's Israel office today prompts correction of an India Today article which incorrectly identified Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.
CAMERA prompts correction of an Associated Press article which erroneously referred to the Western Wall as "the last retaining wall of the biblical Jewish temple." The wall was a retaining wall for the mount upon which the temples stood, and it is one of several extant retaining wall.
CAMERA staff prompts correction of a Jerusalem Post article which falsely reported that police ordered shopkeepers in the Muslim Quarter to close during the Jerusalem Day flag march.
The very day that a CAMERA Op-Ed about "fake news" and media bias appears in The Jerusalem Post, calling out The New York Times for repeatedly misidentifying Judaism's holiest site, the "paper of record" errs – and corrects – again.