Jerusalem

Ha’aretz Tales on Building Permits Grow Taller

With each telling, Ha'aretz's falsehood on building permits for east Jerusalem Arabs becomes further inflated, despite the fact that editors were provided with corrective information.

BBC Corrects False Report

BBC's False ReportOn March 7, 2008 the BBC aired video of Israel destroying the home of the terrorist who had just murdered eight yeshiva students. But the house has not been demolished, and on March 13 the BBC corrected the report.

Annapolis and its Aftermath: Background Information on Key Issues

As Arab and Israeli representatives gather in Annapolis at the behest of the American Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, to hammer out a joint Israeli-Palestinian statement on the shape of future peace talks, it is useful to look at the core issues of permanent status negotiations.

A New National Geographic Documentary With An Old Skew

Many Israel-related articles appearing in the National Geographic Society's magazine in the past 15 years have contained false history and partisan political statements disparaging the Jewish nation. The trend continues on NG's cable TV channel.

CAMERA Video: Errors and Distortions in CNN’s “God’s Jewish Warriors”

The video shows Christiane Amanpour misleading viewers about the history of Jerusalem, about the view of American presidents on the legality of settlements, and about a U.S. decision on loan guarantees to Israel. The video shows factual errors and distortions in the initial version of the program. UPDATE: The latest version of the CNN segment redresses some of the distortions in the original. Details to come.

God’s Jewish Warriors — CNN’s Abomination

CNN's "God's Jewish Warriors," hosted by Christiane Amanpour, is currently being rebroadcast on CNN. The piece is one of a three-part series supposedly intended to examine the growing role of religious fundamentalism in today's world. CNN made significant revisions to the program after it was criticized for a number of serious distortions. Unchanged, however, is the fundamentally dishonest premise of the series equating religiously devout Jews and Christians to radical Islam.

The Columbus Dispatch Mutilates an LA Times Jerusalem Feature

In an abridged version of a Los Angeles Times feature on Jerusalem, Columbus Dispatch editors expunged humanizing details about Israel, preserved those about Arabs, and deleted references to Arab responsibility for the city's de facto divisions.