After three emails over the course of three weeks, editors at Daily Express finally corrected an Oct. 27th article which erroneously used “Tel Aviv” as a metonym for Israel’s government.
Here’s the original sentence:
Here’s the revised sentence:
Note that Daily Express commendably replaced “Tel Aviv” with the correct term, “Jerusalem”, Israel’s capital and the city where the government is physically located.
Unfortunately, most media outlets which have corrected such references to Tel Aviv at our prompting only replaced “Tel Aviv” with “Israel”, a decision we believe is based on their completely misguided concern over conferring legitimacy on Jerusalem as the state’s capital.