March 29, 2021: Subsequent to our complaint to CBC News about its intentionally deleting the #Israel location from its headline and reporting in coverage of the recent Dead Sea Scrolls discovery in Israel proper, CBC has reinstated the Israel location reference.
January 11, 2021: HRC Prompts Globe Correction: Israel Isn’t Building “New West Bank Settlements”.
June 3, 2020: CBC Online: As Canada Condemns Israel, HRC Prompts CBC to Acknowledge Israel’s Claims to Judea and Samaria
February 1, 2020: HRC prompted the Globe and Mail to correct a map that erroneously claimed that the Palestinian Authority has full control of Area B of the west bank.
December 29, 2019: HRC Prompts Globe and Mail Correction: Israeli “Settlements” in West Bank Not Controlled By Palestinian Authority
September 15, 2019: CBC issues correction after falsely claiming Israel is planning on annexing areas “from Palestine”
Canadian Press, June 26 2009: “Correction: The town of Bil’in is in fact located in the central West Bank, not the West Bank of the Gaza Strip.”
Globe and Mail, Sept 18 2008: Reporter writes ‘Palestinian West Bank’ which was revised to ‘Palestinian-populated West Bank.’ Correction issued.
Toronto Sun, July 15 2008: “A brief in the Canada Sunflashes column last Friday incorrectly described the town of Bilin as a Palestinian West Bank town. It is a Palestinian town located on the West Bank, as the original wire story reported.” Correction issued.
Globe and Mail, April 1 2008: Apology – A March 31st report detailed how Israel was going to remove 50 roadblocks in the West Bank to facilitate better movement for Palestinians. The report failed to mention that Israel insists that these roadblocks and checkpoints are necessary to curb security threats. Globe editors agreed that it would be prudent to include this information in the future, while noting that “I take it that our readers will realize what the purpose is, that it is implicit in a story about an often violent conflict. Surely they will not imagine that Israel is acting out of some unaccountable caprice? Though your point is not unreasonable.”
Globe and Mail, Sept 8 2007: “Ramallah is in the West Bank in the Palestinian territories. Due to an editing error, its location was inaccurately described in a story published Thursday.” Correction issued.
Globe and Mail, June 26 2006: “Bethlehem is in the West Bank. Incorrect information appeared in the placeline of a story on Saturday.” Correction issued.
Toronto Sun, June 26 2006: “An Eric Margolis column that appeared in Sunday’s Comment section referred to ‘Jewish-only road networks’ in the West Bank. A more accurate representation would be “road networks restricted to Israeli vehicles.” Correction issued.
Globe and Mail, July 14 2005, “The editing of a story in some editions of yesterday’s paper left unclear a description of a predawn raid in the West Bank. Israeli forces reoccupied the Palestinian town of Tulkarem in response to a suicide bombing in Israel. A Palestinian policeman was killed during the military action.” Correction issued.
CBC Around the World, July 21 2009, Report incorrectly stated 3,000 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank. Correction aired the next day, stating that 300,000 Israeli settlers live there.