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  Shvat 6, 5773 , 17/01/13

Canadian Network Names Tel Aviv as Israel's Capital

The HonestReporting website, which tracks media bias against Israel, is calling on a Canadian network to acknowledge that it erred by referring to Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital instead of Jerusalem.

The report in question aired last week, when winter storms were taking a toll across the Middle East, including Israel. HonestReporting said that Canadian network CTV reported at various times and on several regional stations on January 8 that “Tel Aviv is dealing with a heavy rain situation. The storms flooded roads and brought chaos to the Israeli capital…”

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