Free publicity is one thing. Free publicity without transparency is what The Baltimore Sun gives the Maryland chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations. That means The Sun leaves readers in the dark about CAIR.
Reporters without Borders claims to promote freedom of the press and of information. The Committee to Protect Journalists says it speaks for endangered news media representatives. But refusal to distinguish between press and propagandist, especially when it comes to Israel, undermines their credibility.
Just as they lied about Palestinian rockets and New York Times cover photos, about Moshe Yaalon and Martin Luther King, and Ilan Pappé, Electronic Intifada’s authors continue to mislead about David Ben Gurion.
J Street's "pro-Israel, pro-peace" slogan, often accepted without scrutiny by the Jewish and general press, got a closer look in a CAMERA's Washington Jewish Week
Op-Ed, 'J Street without spin.' Slogan, or Silly Putty?
When the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call recently took J Street's "pro-peace, pro-Israel" slogan at face value, and implied that the group was on the cutting edge of support for a "two-state solution," CAMERA corrected the record.
A French court reaffirmed that Israel's occupation of the West Bank is legal. But you probably heard nothing about it.
Journalists, academics and the public look to human rights groups for guidance in assigning responsibility for the violence and misery inflicted on civilians in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But objective information is not what they get.
Everything about CNN's claim that soccer star Didier Drogba joined 61 other players to protest the killing of Gaza teens playing soccer is false. Drogba signed nothing, there were fewer than 62 signatories to the petition, and Israel didn't kill 4 people playing soccer. UPDATE: CNN has corrected.
In Operation Pillar of Defense, some media, relying on Palestinian sources, exaggerate the proportion of civilian casualties in Gaza. They give less weight to Israeli figures and ignore the fact that 2 out of 3 fatalities are men between ages 18-40.
Two months ago, a CAMERA Op-Ed described the lead role two young girls took in the violent Nabi Saleh demonstrations against the Israeli army. It turns out that pro-Palestinian activists pay children from Nabi Salih and tnearby villages to confront the soldiers.