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Anjan Sundaram: We’re Missing the Story — The Media’s Retreat From Foreign Reporting

Congo is the scene of one of the greatest man-made disasters of our lifetimes. Two successive wars have killed more than five million people since 1996.  

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Norman Solomon: Editorial Position of the New York Times, Thumbs Up for Gaza Slaughter

 In the morally skewed universe that the Times editorial board evidently inhabits and eagerly promulgates, Hamas intends to “terrorize” Israeli citizens while Israel merely intends to accomplish military objectives by dropping thousands of tons of bombs on Palestinian people in Gaza.

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Warren Ellis started a new writing project, a side project really, he’s dubbed morning.computer. The most recent post, “Lowing,” contrasts British train horns with American horns. 429 more words

Culture Criticism

A Brief Meditation on Souls

I probably wouldn’t think about souls much if it weren’t for the number of times I’ve been hit in the face with how much other people’s opinions diverge from mine on the simple matter of what souls even… 990 more words

Just Religion

Robert Perry: What Did US Spy Satellites See in Ukraine?

Exclusive: The U.S. media’s Ukraine bias has been obvious, siding with the Kiev regime and bashing ethnic Russian rebels and Russia’s President Putin. But now – with the scramble to blame Putin for the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down – the shoddy journalism has grown truly dangerous, says Robert Parry. 1,414 more words


The Monuments Men: The Art of Respecting Your Audience

Hello, everyone, I am back! It has been quite a journey adjusting to life post-Disney and getting back into the groove of writing critically about media again. 1,243 more words

Period Drama

Marwan Bishara: Israel's media strategy: What lies beneath

 Israeli government is misleading the world one press conference at a time.

Marwan Bishara  Al Jazeera  Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 16:55

Israel’s media strategy aims to mystify, mislead and even misrepresent the reality, writes Bishara… 1,537 more words
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