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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 Ramallah, 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

What about Israeli apartheid?

was interesting to see an editorial in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald yesterday defending “courageous” women who are fighting the ban on female driving in Saudi Arabia even though some critics have “belittled” their efforts. “Saudi women’s rights supporters accurately call the … Continue reading

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What about Israeli apartheid?

Pilger exposes censorship in war reporting

oday’s reporting on NATO’s bombing of civilians in Libya demonstrates once again that the mainstream media are unreliable witnesses to war.  This CBC online account, for example, tells the story mainly from NATO’s point of view: “A NATO commander said … Continue reading

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Pilger exposes censorship in war reporting

Who’s in charge at the Globe?

I actually waded through today’s Globe and Mail editorial, the one that opened with this paragraph: “Israel cannot and must not talk to Hamas, yet it probably will and indeed does so – because there are different kinds of talking, … Continue reading

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Who’s in charge at the Globe?