Palestinian "Intifadas"

AP Stands By Coverage, and Contradicts Its Own Earlier Coverage

In response to CAMERA's concerns about an Associated Press article on the wire today covering Temple Mount disturbances, the Jerusalem bureau has responded that it stands by its coverage. Noteworthy, though, is the fact that the service's report today is contradicted by another AP story from 2001.

CAMERA Op-Ed Published in Seattle Post-Intelligencer

In the intense media coverage accompanying Yasser Arafat's death, the man known to many as the "father of modern terrorism" is benefiting from an "extreme make-over," as some news reports and columns airbrush history to exclude his actual deeds.

USA Today’s Arafat Obituary Distorts History

Yasir Arafat is buried as he lived, in a shroud of lies. These include lies of commission, omission and of minor facts used to obscure larger truths. Common in coverage of Arafat's death, they stem from uncritical acceptance of conventional wisdom as much as from any intent to deceive. But they are nonetheless dangerous, contributing to revisionist Arab-Israeli history.

To Gwynne Dyer, Terror is What Arafat Did “Right”

In a column published by the New London Day ("Arafat's Legacy", Nov 7) and the Philadelphia Inquirer ("Arafat's reign", Nov. 3), syndicated columnist Gwynne Dyer included serious factual errors, as well as an implied endorsement of Arafat's terror.

Providing a Platform for Propaganda

After carrying out double suicide bombings which killed 16 and wounded over 100, Hamas distributed leaflets calling the attacks a message to Israel that her military efforts against the organization have failed. Despite all evidence to the contrary, Reuters provided a platform for the terrorist group's propaganda, blindly disseminating Hamas' bravado as fact.