I agonize over why New York Times back wrong over right. Replicating what I and others like me do could improve millions of lives globally. You could deal warmongers a heavy body blow. Perhaps a fatal one. You back wrong over right. It’s never to late to change. Supporting what’s right is its own reward. Try it sometime and see. You may never look back.
Imagine if Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who addressed the UN that day minutes before Netanyahu took the stage, had said: “Militant Judaism has many branches, from the Washington offices of AIPAC to the center of Jewish power in Tel Aviv – but they’re all rooted in the same soil” of intolerance? Picture him conjuring images of violent Jewish “fanaticism” – not a hard task, given what is happening in Israel today. If he had done so, Abbas would have been denounced in every Western capital as the 21st century incarnation of Hitler.
The business of America is war. Policy calls for permanent ones. Wall Street and war profiteers demand them. Policy makers oblige. The Times and other media scoundrels show support. Imperial dominance, wealth, power and privilege alone matter. Throughout its history, its record reflects shame and contempt for humanity. Corporate interests are endorsed. So are imperial wars.
An Interview With Noam Chomsky: Everybody is already furious at Israel. Even in Europe, it is regarded as the most dangerous state in the world, and it is becoming a pariah state. People in the U.S. should be breaking through the media and general doctrinal barriers to come to know what is going on.
By Alison Weir* | Sabbah Report | www.sabbah.biz Recent exposés revealing that Ethan Bronner, the New York Times Israel-Palestine bureau chief, has a son in the Israeli military have caused a storm of controversy that continues to swirl and generate further revelations. Many people find such a sign of family partisanship in an editor covering… Read More »
Ethan Bronner’s Conflict With Impartiality Ethan Bronner is the New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief. As such, he is the editor responsible for all the news coming out of Iasrael-Palestine. Iact is his job to decide what gets reported and what doesn’t; what goes in a story and what gets cut. To a considerable degree,… Read More »
By Mohamed Khodr * Zimbabwe expels U.N. rights investigator (Washington Post, October 29, 2009) Zimbabwe Deports U.N. Investigator (New York Times, October 29, 2009) Zimbabwe Deports U.N. Investigator (Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2009) BUT: This headline is Absent. Israel denied entry to Richard Falk, UN Human Rights special rapporteur and deported him from Ben… Read More »
US Media Misreport Latest Gaza Violence Please phone and ask for correction! [A FLYER about this can be downloaded at: www.IfAmericansKnew.org/download/gazacfv.pdf ] American media are reporting violence that took place along the Gaza-Israel border on January 27th as, in the words of CNN, “the first incidents of violence since last week’s Mideast cease-fire,” telling the… Read More »
CNN: Red Cross demands Gaza access, cites ‘shocking’ discoveries http://tinyurl.com/a59nan Telegraph: Gaza medics describe horror of strike which killed 70 http://tinyurl.com/7fdzde NYT: Gaza Children Found With Mothers’ Corpses http://tinyurl.com/85nvpk Times: Gaza victims’ burns increase concern over phosphorus http://tinyurl.com/8wscez Washington Post: An Unnecessary War – By Jimmy Carter http://tinyurl.com/7cf3lm NYT: The Dominion of the Dead http://tinyurl.com/9ttd6q… Read More »
1. What ‘Israel’s right to exist’ means to Palestinians By John V. Whitbeck (Source: The Christian Science Monitor) “Recognizing Israel” or any other state is a formal legal and diplomatic act by one state with respect to another state. It is inappropriate â€“ indeed, nonsensical â€“ to talk about a political party or movement extending… Read More »
The Council for the National Interest Foundation is leading campaign to tell the Bethlehem Story in a Christmas Eve New York Times Ad: CNI president wrote: Over the weekend we received nearly one hundred generous donations and much excellent feedback on our Christmas Eve New York Times advertisement titled “Is Bethlehem Dying?” After just three… Read More »
Bush always claimed that he will refuse any bills amendment (such as this one) which would limit the treatment of detainees in his “war on terror” because he says they are “not needed” and because they don’t torture anyone, right? Then why are Bush and Cheney asking for an exemption for the CIA on the… Read More »
Received by email (firstname.lastname@example.org): We appeal to activists everywhere to hold the media in this country accountable for not reporting what everyone else in the world is reporting. It’s a shame that the following story is headline news in all of the Israeli media outlets and that not a single American newspaper finds this news… Read More »
Following the CNN sample of misleading reporting when it comes to Palestine/Israel conflict, another classic example of how the US media adopts the version of the Israeli Occupation Forces, This study consists of a statistical examination of The New York Times’ news coverage of the first year of the current Palestinian uprising, and of its… Read More »
In an April 24, 2005 column, ï¿½The Hottest Button: How the Times Covers Israel/Palestine,ï¿½ The New York Times’ Public Editor Daniel Okrent dismisses the broad international consensus that Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are illegal under international law. (See below for full article.) The NYT continues to mislead its readers by not telling… Read More »
What liberal infidels will never understand about the president. by Rick Perlstein Here are some things that Christopher Nunneley, a conservative activist in Birmingham, Alabama, believes. That some time in June, apparently unnoticed by the world media, George Bush negotiated an end to the civil war in Sudan. That Bill Clinton is “lazy” and Teresa… Read More »
Venture to Offer ID Card for Use at Security Checks. Americans hate to wait. But will they pay – and submit to security screenings and even high-technology fingerprinting – to avoid the long lines snaking behind checkpoints in airports, office buildings and sports arenas? If businesses, airports and government agencies sign on to the plan… Read More »