The claim that Israel has 35 laws that discriminate against Arab citizens is a transparently false canard meant to delegitimize the Jewish state. But that did not prevent the New York Times from publishing it, in violation of codes of ethics requiring accuracy even in the opinion pages.
Common Global Ministries, the overseas arm of two mainline Protestant churches in the U.S., tacitly admits its one-sided witness about human rights in the Middle East is motivated by fear of Islamist violence against Christians in the region.
In his response to an opinion piece by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, Palestinian Pastor Munther Isaac contradicts himself (and his fellow pastors) about the status of Christians in Palestinian society.
Ha'aretz music critic Noam Ben-Zeev once again writes about an imagined siege, this time in Bethlehem. He falsely claims that during the Christmas season, Palestinians may not enter or exit the city.
NPR ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos agrees with CAMERA on some points regarding Sheera Frenkel's flawed broadcast. But failing to call for corrections suggests a negative trend backwards.
Sheera Frenkel's NPR story, based on distortions and omissions, charges Israel with a purported agenda "to have a purely Jewish state and to get rid of all Palestinians, the ones in the West Bank and in Israel," as one interviewee puts it.
Joseph Massad's "Truth, facts and facts on the ground" (Al Jazeera English) is remarkable for the sheer number of falsehoods by the Columbia professor that cast all blame for the Arab-Israeli conflict onto Israel, while portraying the Palestinians as blameless victims.
The Economist depicts Bedouin resettlement to cities as akin to land expropriation. The article fails to adequately consider the real problems of population expansion, modernization and limited land space.
According to a recent poll, Arabs and Jews have mutual misgivings about the idea of living next door to one another. News coverage of this poll, however, hides half of this picture.
Recently, the LA Times interviewed two politicians – Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Arab MK Ahmad Tibi, putting the paper's bias on full display. While controversies surrounding Barkat were detailed, reporter Edmund Sanders failed to inform readers of Tibi's support for Israel's enemies and allowed him to distort numerous other facts.