"It's true that we live in an era where the facts are less and less relevant. But there is someone who insists on them," writes Israeli journalist Ben-Dror Yemini. In 2022, CAMERA buckled down on the facts, prompting a record 245 corrections in English, Arabic and Hebrew.
Reuters, Haaretz and The Jerusalem Post correct headlines falsely reporting that Nasser Abu Hmeid died in Israeli prison, fueling unsubstantiated Palestinian charges of medical neglect.
AFP amends a caption which had erroneously referred to Palestinian prisoners "who died in Israeli prisons." Eight out of the nine pictured prisoners died in medical facilities from diseases.
UPDATE: United Press International commendably corrects after erroneously reporting that 80-year-old Omar Abdalmajeed As'ad died while in Israeli military custody, a claim not found even in Palestinian coverage, and contradicted by the Israeli military.
By failing to correct the false claim that Palestinian prisoner Kamal Abu Waer, sick with cancer, died in prison, when in fact he passed away in a hospital, AP plays into baseless Palestinian propaganda that Israel denies Palestinian prisoners adequate medical care.
CAMERA prompted corrections in Times of Israel articles which erroneously reported that the Israeli policy of administrative detention is illegal under international law. In addition, editors correct misreporting on Israel's High Court rulings concerning Palestinian hunger striker Maher Akhras.
CAMERA prompts correction of a Jewish Telegraphic Agency article which incorrectly reported that convicted terrorist Bassam Al-Sayeh died in an Israeli prison. In fact, Al-Sayeh, who suffered from cancer, died in an Israeli hospital.
CAMERA prompts correction of a letter-to-the-editor by Eitan Peled, former programming director for SJP at UCLA, for his false claim that there are "hundreds of Palestinian children in Israeli military prisons." No Palestinians, minors or otherwise, are held in Israeli military prisons.
UPDATED: CAMERA prompts a correction after The Times' Nellie Bowles called the well-documented Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists' families a "far-right conspiracy." PA officials acknowledge the payments, states the correction. "[T]hat is not a conspiracy theory."
After hearing from CAMERA, Vice News corrects one aspect of an article about an Israeli bill to sentence children under 14 to jail, but errors and distortions still abound.