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?