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Bias in the Western Media: The war you don’t see

December 30, 2010

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AlJazeeraEnglish | December 24, 2010 On the show this week we interview renowned filmmaker and journalist, John Pilger about his new film, The War You Don’t See, Iran and Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. We then turn our attention to the chequered transcripts coming from an Arabic-language translation service in the US.  

Ethics at Risk: U.S. Republicans Assault the Media And Do Not Mind A Few lies

September 5, 2008

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Source “Media Matters”; by Jamison Foser A few weeks ago, for example, there was a frenzy of conservative whining that Barack Obama had gotten more media coverage than John McCain. Now, the amount of coverage each candidate has gotten, by itself, tells us virtually nothing. What was the content of the coverage? Was it positive? […]

CBS Evening News Disregarding Professional Ethics in Airing Edited McCain Interview

July 25, 2008

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Dear Friend, Earlier this week, CBS Evening News was criticized for splicing video of an interview with Sen. John McCain that resulted in the removal of a statement in which McCain falsely asserted that the 2007 U.S. troop surge “began the Anbar Awakening.” CBS replaced the false statement with an answer McCain gave to a […]