Demonstrating total abandonment of the journalistic imperative mandating strict adherence to factual accuracy, The New York Times is refusing to correct a blatant error: the misidentification of Rameh, an Arab town in northern Israel, as "Palestinian."
When it comes to reporting on the Middle East, Foreign Policy magazine has shown a carelessness with facts, preferring anti-Israel narratives instead. Several recent report, including one on Christians in Hamas-ruled Gaza, are littered with omissions.
By what rationale has the Jerusalem Post declined to correct the patently absurd claim that Israelis who haven't served in the army, including most haredim and Arabs, are not permitted to work?
About Jesus's birthplace, where the vaccine is less available, New York Times readers would reasonably conclude — wrongly — that, unlike Jerusalem, there were no crowds in churches, no celebrations on the street.
Haaretz corrects that Khitam, the Gaza woman featured in the documentary "Three Times Divorced," had no status in Israel because her Israeli ex-husband had never secured her an Israeli ID, much less citizenship. Contrary to the Op-Ed's claim, she did not lose Israeli citizenship due to her divorce.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Haaretz Op-Ed in which MK Heba Yazbak incorrectly stated that Israeli police solved zero murders in the Arab community, versus 70 percent in the Jewish community. In fact, according to Haaretz's own figures, 22 percent of murders were solved in the Arab sector, versus 53 percent in the Jewish sector.
NBC's Ayman Moyheldin clarifies after misleadingly tweeting that in Israel, "interfaith civil marriage is not allowed." But given the lack of separation of religion and state in Israel, civil marriage is not an option for any couple, including those of the same faith.
"New rule will make it harder for Bedouin women to buy land" was how a headline in Haaretz's English edition misleadingly depicted a new rule targeting the practice of polygamous families fraudulently gaining rights to buy more than one building lot.
In Haaretz, Odeh Bisharat completely fabricates, absurdly charging that the cyber surveillance tool that Israel is introducing to tackle the Coronavirus crisis is already in use on Israel's Arabs, 20 percent of the population.
UPDATED: AP corrects captions that Aymen Odeh, an Israeli Arab candidate in Israel's upcoming parliamentary elections, campaigned in "Yabeh, West Bank," when in fact he was campaigning in Taibeh, central Israel.