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For journalists, another sobering reminder…

August 6th · No Comments · 9/11, George W. Bush, Iraq, news media

… of how we got here: Jill Abramson’s sad admission Why did the  New York Times back down again and again and hold important stories? The reasons are infuriating. — Patrick L. Smith Also worthy of note: Heather Digby Parton on “Long slide into the abyss”: Cheney’s old pal Ahmed Chalabi is back And more media mess: Media Matters on How […]

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Now, who will lay bare Rupert Murdock’s shenanigans on this side of the pond?

July 14th · 2 Comments · 9/11, Alan Rusbridger, Juan Cole, news media, Newspapers, The Guardian

The News of the World debacle is a huge media story — and in typical fashion, our “Fair & Balanced” major news media organizations generally don’t know how to deal with it. Namely, by stating the facts. Such as: “It seems increasingly likely that the techniques of bullying, coercion, spying, and the politics of personal destruction […]

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Times: Mayor’s Stance on Muslim Center Has Deep Roots

August 13th · 1 Comment · 9/11, Islam, Muslim, news media, The New York Times

This piece limped to the finish. As if the editors feared catching flak too. But what a shame The New York Times wasn’t shedding this kind of light when Judith Miller and Ahmad Chalabi were cheerleading us into our disastrous invasion of a certain sovereign country that had no weapons of mass destruction, but does […]

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