Ottawa Citizen issues correction to rectify significant underreporting of Palestinian casualty numbers

On January 17, 2024, CJPME learned that the Ottawa Citizen corrected an article following a CJPME complaint. The article was about a pro-Palestinian protest on the 100th day of Israel’s deadly military campaign in Gaza.

The article included an inaccurate number of Palestinians killed by Israel. The author, Marlo Glass, had originally reported that the death toll was “nearing 20,000,” but he has since corrected it to “surpassing 24,000.”

While CJPME has been disappointed by the Ottawa Citizen’s coverage since October 7, this decent article and prompt change is a step in the right direction.