Politics
02 October 2006
The day after Haiti's elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide was forced into exile by US troops in 2004, the British...
Culture
18 April 2005
On 9 April, two years to the day after Baghdad fell to US tanks, the Press Association reported "the largest anti-...
International Politics
24 January 2005
In Tony Blair's latest lie about Iraq, he claims there is "only one side to be on in what is clearly a battle between...
Culture
06 December 2004
News media switch effortlessly between rational and propagandist modes of reporting. Thus Channel 4's Gary Gibbon...
Human Rights
01 November 2004
On 7 October, I e-mailed the editor of the Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, asking why his paper had not in any way...
Culture
20 September 2004
Both the New York Times and the Washington Post have acknowledged their failure to challenge western government...
Politics
09 August 2004
Last month, the BBC's Washington correspondent, Ian Pannell, reported that George W Bush was under pressure to ensure...
Culture
05 July 2004
''It is a bitter irony . . ." the historian Walter Karp once noted, "that the most esteemed journalists are precisely...
Culture
24 May 2004
After the Hutton inquiry had finally done for Andrew Gilligan and his bosses, Noam Chomsky made the only point that...
Global Issues
26 April 2004
The cruise-missile liberals' love for the Iraqi people is very much an on-off affair. The same journalists who had...
Politics
29 March 2004
Danny Schechter, the director of MediaChannel.org, titled his 1997 book The More You Watch, The Less You Know. The...
Culture
23 February 2004
Speaking at Harvard's Institute of Politics in 1989, the journalist Carl Bernstein, famed for covering the Watergate...
Culture
19 January 2004
The psychiatrist R D Laing once wrote: "The condition of alienation, of being asleep, of being unconscious, of being...
Culture
24 November 2003
On 31 October, BBC and ITV news reported a ceremony "honouring Britain's war heroes". It was presented in the same...
Culture
27 October 2003
Writing in the Guardian recently, Ciar Byrne described how the new editor of the Daily Telegraph "wants to attract more...

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