CiF Watch prompts correction to Indy claim that Tel Aviv is Israel's capital

Last week, we posted about an article at The Independent reporting on a recent Delta flight from New York to Tel Aviv which was delayed after some ultra-Orthodox Jewish passengers refused to sit next to women. The story, by Jon Stone, included the following passages:
Of course, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, not (as the passage suggests) Tel Aviv.
(As we noted previously, other UK media outlets, including the Guardian and Times of London, have made that same mistake over the years.)

Following our communication with Indy editors, they revised the relevant sentence and deleted the claim that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital.
We commend Indy editors on the correction.

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