Syndicated columnist Robert Novak's commentary on Palestinian Christians and the West Bank village of Aboud, published in the Chicago Sun-Times and the Washington Post, was an egregious example of revisionism. It featured false premises relying on repeated errors.
An Agence France Press article by Safaa Kanj about water shortages and contamination in Gaza suffered from one-sidedness, distortions and factual inaccuracies. The writer consulted only Palestinian sources, put the onus entirely on Israel (mostly incorrectly) for water scarcity problems, and ignored any information which implicated the Palestinians or which portrayed Israel in a positive light.
While reporting has improved considerably since CAMERA's 2002 analysis of New York Times coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, readers may still note an imbalance in human interest stories.
Op-Ed editors allow PLO advisor Michael Tarazi to demonize Israel with false charges about "colonies," water, citizenship.
Though Edmund Hanauer, director of Search for Justice and Equality in Palestine/Israel, routinely speaks of "justice" and "peace," the word "misinformation" more accurately describes his attacks against Israel, and his most recent column is no exception.
Foothill Community College's president makes empty pledges after a faculty member leveled false charges in school paper.
In the June/July issue of American Journalism Review, Barbara Matusow covered the contentious topic of criticism of Middle East news coverage. In avoiding any substantive assessment of the content of the criticism, Matusow's overarching message was that journalists are a blameless, beleaguered group, assailed by propagandists and baseless accusations. Her implication was proven baseless when CAMERA prompted the following correction on Matusow's own report.
An in-depth Web site feature often displayed with Middle East news stories on MSNBC.com includes sloppy errors and bias.
Chris Hedges' "A Gaza Diary: Scenes from the Palestinian Uprising," published in the September/October edition of Harper's, is severely marred by material errors and grave anti-Israel bias.