UKMW prompts 2nd correction in 2 weeks to Times of London claim Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital

For the second time in less than two weeks – and fourth time since June – UK Media Watch has prompted a correction at Times of London over the erroneous suggestion that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital.  You can see the passage in question, in a Times of London article (Settlement building must stop, May to tell Israeli prime minister, Feb. 6th) co-authored by Catherine Philp and Lucy Fisher, in the following tweet:

We then followed up the tweet with an email to Times of London editors. Within a couple of hours, the passage was revised and the word “Tel Aviv” was replaced with “Israel”.


In 2016, UKMW also prompted corrections on the same issue at theGuardian and Daily Mirror.

Such mistakes are…

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