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CBC reporters tell different tales about Israel

hen Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s convoy got pelted with eggs and shoes by Palestinian protesters in┬áRamallah, in the West Bank yesterday, CBC radio and TV saw things quite differently. Radio framed the story narrowly, telling it mainly from Baird … Continue reading

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CBC reporters tell different tales about Israel

Occupation? What occupation? Part Two

erry Milewski is a CBC journalist who makes it a practice to speak truth to power. At times, that practice has landed him in trouble, but so far, he’s survived. After all, journalists are supposed to speak truth to power, … Continue reading

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Occupation? What Occupation?

CBC fails to question Canadian gov’t line on Israel/Gaza

ason Kenney, a senior minister in Canada’s Conservative government, delivered a ringing defence of Israel’s latest attacks on Gaza during the July 19th edition of the CBC Radio program, The House, while guest host Rosemary Barton listened politely. I suppose … Continue reading

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Whitewashing Israeli crimes: Derek Stoffel’s Middle East reporting

Article submitted by Brooks Kind he great Israeli journalist Amira Hass once said the role of journalists is “to monitor the centres of power.” Based on his reporting, it would appear that CBC’s Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel has a … Continue reading

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Whitewashing Israeli crimes: Derek Stoffel’s Middle East reporting

9/11, the media and the ‘War on Terror’

Had U.S. done the right thing, thousands of lives could have been saved

Today, mediaspin received a remarkable report from veteran journalist Nick Fillmore reviewing coverage of the 9/11 attacks. Nick’s piece—printed here by permission—raises fundamental questions about the many myths and suppressed facts around 9/11. en years after close to 3,000 people … Continue reading

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9/11, the media and the ‘War on Terror’

Had U.S. done the right thing, thousands of lives could have been saved

Schneidereit rejects arguments re occupied territories

n this e-mail exchange with Herald columnist Paul Schneidereit, mediaspin contributor Brooks Kind argues against using the word “disputed” to refer to the territories occupied by Israel: Dear Mr Schneidereit I read with interest your emails to Bruce Wark published … Continue reading

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Schneidereit rejects arguments re occupied territories