“In December, a controversial bill was passed [in the Knesset] which would levy a 45 percent on donations from foreign organisations or governments to NGOs that support BDS, demand Israeli soldiers to be tried in international courts, or support terrorism against Israel.”
Simons’ positive response to Shaviv’s Tweet is especially worth noting in light of the manner in which editors at the Guardian and other British newspapers often stubbornly resist making changes to articles with even the most obvious distortions or errors.
Journalists and editors in the UK would be wise to heed Simons’ example, and view the work CAMERA and its affiliates undertake to promote media accuracy as consistent with the value of accountability that their crusading journalists are often demanding of others.
- Indy’s wild claim that Israel ‘tortures’ Palestinian kids continues to unravel (cifwatch.com)
- Revealed: BBC’s Kevin Connolly knows how to use Wikipedia (bbcwatch.org)
- CAMERA links in 3 language: BBC Watch, In Focus, Snapshots, Presspectiva and Revista (cifwatch.com)
- CAMERA Snapshots: Wikipedia’s “Lion of God” Bites Journos (camera.org)