UK Media Watch prompts correction to ITV News report on terror attack

On Nov. 24th, we posted about an ITV News segment on the latest Palestinian stabbing attack, We noted that the report failed to explain that the number they cited of Palestinians killed since Oct. 1 includes includes those involved in terror attacks.

On Nov. 24th, we posted about an ITV News segment on a recent Palestinian stabbing attack, and noted that the report cited the number of Palestinians killed in the latest terror wave, but failed to even mention the tally of Israelis killed.

Here’s the final passage of the ITV News report:

Eighty-six Palestinians have been killed in the spate of violence since October 1, some while carrying out attacks and others in clashes with Israeli forces.

We complained about the inaccuracy to ITV News editors, which resulted in a substantive addition to the passage:

Here’s the new passage, with added text at the end:

86 Palestinians have been killed in the spate of violence since October 1, some while carrying out attacks and others in clashes with Israeli forces. 19 [sic] Israelis have been killed in Palestinian attacks. 

We commend ITV on the correction.

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