Media Corrections

Accuracy and accountability are among the most important tenets of journalism. In combination, they mean media organizations are expected to publish or broadcast forthright corrections after sharing inaccurate information. The following corrections are among the many prompted by CAMERA’s communication with reporters and editors.

 

AP Corrects: There is Egalitarian Prayer Space at Western Wall

CAMERA prompts correction of an Associated Press article which incorrectly reported that there is no egalitarian prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall. Natan Sharansky's plan, abandoned by Prime Minister Netanyahu, was to upgrade and to expand the existing space.

Reuters Corrects Arabic Report: BDS Not Illegal in Israel

After CAMERA prompted correction of a Reuters report that Israel has "criminalized" support for the anti-Israel BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) campaign, CAMERA Arabic elicits correction of the identical error at Reuters Arabic.

NY Post Remaps Israeli Highway Under Fire

UPDATED: Islamic Jihad fired a rocket which slammed into a highway in Gan Yavne, in central Israel, narrowly missing passing cars. CAMERA prompts correction after The New York Post incorrectly located that intersection "near Israel-Gaza border."

Haaretz Corrects: No Gaza Fishing Ban

CAMERA prompts correction today after Haaretz erroneously reported in Hebrew and English that Israel imposed a fishing ban on the Gaza Strip. Israel reduced the fishing zone to six nautical miles, but there is no ban.