CAMERA prompts correction of an otherwise informative and thoughtful Christian Science Monitor editorial which had erroneously placed Israel's Karish gas rig in disputed waters. In fact, the Energean rig sits six miles southwest of the maritime boundary claimed by Lebanon.
While BBC Arabic and Al Hurra commendably corrected after inaccurately designating all of Israel's Karish gas field as disputed by Lebanon, Associated Press declines to clarify captions which uncritically parrot Hezbollah talking points falsely portraying the maritime resource as Lebanese.
After inflating the extent of the maritime border dispute between Lebanon and Israel, both Al Hurra and BBC Arabic have corrected, bringing the disagreement around the Karish gas field back down to its proper proportions.
A terrible war is looming in the Middle East and, as CAMERA tells JNS, American taxpayer dollars are making it both more likely and more devastating.
War is coming to the Middle East. And as CAMERA tells The National Interest, it is going to be unlike any war in decades. Iran is close to becoming a nuclear power. And Israel will not allow that to happen.
June 2022 marks the fortieth anniversary of the IDF's Operation Peace for Galilee, in which Israeli forces entered Lebanon to deter and destroy Palestinian terrorists who were using the country to launch attacks. As CAMERA tells JNS, the war was a turning point for media coverage of the Jewish state.
A headline in Haaretz's English edition misquotes Haim Rubovitch and the accompanying article mangles a Moshe Yaalon quote with a long history of rampant misreporting followed by notable corrections.
“One of the lessons that we learn from studying Jewish history,” the historian Paul Johnson observed, “is that anti-Semitism corrupts the people and societies possessed by it.” As CAMERA highlighted in JNS, Lebanon offers a tragic case in point.
CAMERA last night elicited a commendable on the air correction of the previous week's PBS "NewsHour Weekend" edition which had grossly inflated the number of Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon and overstated the percentage of the registered refugees living in refugee camps.
While the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine is grappling with a serious funding shortfall, the controversial organization enjoys vast marketing and public relations resources, drawing on the support of sympathetic journalists. PBS' NewsHour is the latest media outlet to join the campaign.