In an important exposé that has been cited by other major media outlets, Ha'aretz Magazine wrongly reported that there is "no possibility of compensation or appeal" with respect to the 1950 Absentee Property Law. Though CAMERA provided editors with indisputable data disproving the claim, the paper refused to correct. Instead, Ha'aretz Magazine ran the following letter from CAMERA in the Jan. 28 edition:
Despite its commendable intent, a December 31 correction about the Western Wall serves to create further confusion. The correction mischaracterizes the wall and suggests that there is debate within Judaism as to where its holiest site lies.
Henry Chu's Sept. 27 article about the Temple Mount is yet another example of the Los Angeles Times' sloppy reporting and non-responsiveness to readers' feedback concerning factual errors ("Faith and Rage Intersect at Jerusalem Holy Site").
CNN adopts an inappropriate partisan stance, twisting historical facts, excluding issues crucial to understanding the status of Jerusalem.and minimizing the city's sacred status in Judaism.
In a familiar syndrome, many otherwise impartial American journalists, newly posted in Israel, slip quickly in their reporting into unmistakably hostile views of the country. Why?