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October 27, 2013

NYT's Rudoren Apologizes to Sara Netanyahu

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Sara Netanyahu (above) receives apology from NYT Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Ruderon

On Oct. 23, The New York Times published the following correction:

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Barak Ravid reports in Ha'aretz today:

Sources close to the prime minister leaked to Israel Hayom that the New York Times bureau chief in Jerusalem, Jodi Rudoren, who had written the article, had sent a letter of apology to Sara Netanyahu. Netanyahu’s people also leaked excerpts from the letter implying that she was "deeply apologetic," citing "an embarrassing editorial flaw," describing the piece as "outrageous." . . .

Rudoren declined to disclose the contents of the letter, saying, "I consider its contents to be personal, so I will not address them. The paper's published correction speaks for itself -- there was an editing error that led to the criticism being described improperly…”

For New York Times corrections prompted by CAMERA, see here. See also CAMERA's Monograph, "Indicting Israel: New York Times Coverage of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict."

Posted by TS at October 27, 2013 05:22 AM

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