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June 18, 2013

After Correction, NYT Repeats Gender Segregation Error

One month after the New York Times published a correction making clear that there is no coerced gender segregation on bus lines in ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in Israel, the Times' Web site carries a Reuters article containing the identical error.

The May 11 (in print) correction about gender segregation, prompted by CAMERA staff, states:

Corrections - May 14, 2013 - NYTimes.com.jpg

The Reuters story, by Allyn Fisher-Ilan, entitled "Barbra Streisand raps Orthodox Jews' actions against Israeli women," errs:

A public bus system operating in some Israeli cities forces gender segregation in deference to ultra-Orthodox rabbis who have long wielded political power in the Jewish state.

CAMERA has requested corrections from both media outlets. Stay tuned for an update.

Posted by TS at June 18, 2013 07:53 AM

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