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The MSNBC Bent vs the FOX News Bias

December 1, 2012

. You hear it a lot. MSNBC is the liberal Fox News. No. It’s not. This is just one more variation of false equivalency, the inability to make acute judgments amid the buffeting winds of so many competing claims, the warp of reason by the gravitational pull of all those massive subjectivities. MSNBC has a bent. [...]


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Los Angeles Times Slants Coverage of Israel-Gaza Conflict

November 15, 2012

. Years from now – How long, O Lord? – when the historical studies are done of yet another period of profound human and political failing, the evidence of even journalistic prejudice against Israel and Jews in the first part of the twenty-first century will be too bountiful for the whole to be encompassed. Yesterday, [...]


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The Dangers of Golden Dawn – and National Public Radio

November 13, 2012

. Where do we find the licensing body for the journalistic profession? Who are the determinants of journalistic malpractice? There are none. Sanction for malpractice can be found only in the response of the audience. What price will National Public Radio pay for the following travesty, aired this morning and, of course, disseminated widely, such [...]


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Truth or Objectivity in Journalism

February 15, 2011

When I find myself agreeing with Glenn Greenwald, I check myself in the mirror. I have done so, and I am happy to report that I’m looking pretty good (just by the way) and that Greenwald is not staring back at me, but in the mirror just over. Yesterday, Greenwald took his customary strong issue, [...]


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Israel Responds to Time Magazine

January 20, 2011

Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of the following response from Ron Dermer, Senior Adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, to the latest of Time Magazine’s increasingly and starkly biased reports on Israel is not how well-reasoned and clearly presented it is. What is most remarkable is how obvious the various counter points are to the [...]


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