York Times issues one Mea Culpa after another for its Iraq coverage.
Says it published slanted information leading up to the war and occupation, was duped by the Pentagon.
foreign correspondent: Why aren't you in Rafah?
Canada wins Code of Silence award
Sinking in their own spin
Why do we condemn anti-semitism more than
When in doubt,
just blame the unions
repeating: the echos of the past
Challenging how the Halifax Daily News "reports" opposition on Iraq. (01/5/04) We need to
be clear: the U.S. is an occupying army, after oil and power.
Provocation within a provocation: State-organized racist attacks over the CBC News (15/4/04) HALIFAX --There is a wave of provocations under way against the unity of the Canadian people, against what tends to draw them together. GARY ZATZMAN
happy compromise: hate crime reporting in the Globe & Mail
(14/4/04) PETERBOROUGH --The Globe and Mail is a respectable paper.
It's probably the most respectable paper in Canada. What's more, it's
not owned by hard-line Zionists; Toronto has Izzy Asper's National Post
to fill that slot.
Campaign against foreign ownership of Canada's media and telecommunications industries (26/1/04) OTTAWA --A day-long conference January 15 in Ottawa examined the status of foreign ownership in the broadcast and telecommunications sectors. The conference participants agreed to mount a co-ordinated campaign to keep the media and telecommunications sectors in Canadian hands.
Martin Luther King you don't see on TV
(19/1/04) Halifax --It's become a TV ritual: Every year in mid-January,
around the time of Martin Luther King's birthday, we get perfunctory network
news reports about "the slain civil rights leader."
million lawsuit against the St. Catharines Standard
--Human rights activist Susan Howard-Azzeh launched a $1 million lawsuit
against CanWest Global Communications, for defamation.
comes out the loser in political forum
(3/12/03) Vancouver --Canadians could wake up one morning to find their
democracy all but gone.
of the press is for those who own one
Hurricane Juan and depleted uranium (24/9/03) BLUE ROCKS --The Canadian Forces were cleaning up unexploded shells from the 1940s (WW2) "and other debris". Why isn't the Herald telling us what this "other debris" is or could be? Mitzi Bowman
Halifax Herald: Blaming the victims (22/9/03) Halifax --Editorial staff of The Herald delete main points in letter. TONY SEED
Global's attempts to equate fight for the human rights with "anti-semitism"
essentially calling us anti-Semitic, with the very serious, implicit message
that anyone who stands up for human rights, they're going to try to silence."
Godfather: mafioso tactics? --Asper fumbles: "I have no
idea what he's talking about."
The Nova Scotia elections: A media above society (18/7/03) --The monopoly media in Nova Scotia played a leading role in trivializing the recent provincial election and marginalizing the real concerns and problems of the people, says Bruce Wark, media critic and professor of journalism at King's College School of Journalism in Halifax. TONY SEED
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invaders are haunted by their own pragmatic ethos
(3/4/03) OTTAWA-HULL --In this war of aggression against Iraq, it has
become clear that the invaders are haunted by their own pragmatic ethos
that “nothing succeeds like success.”
The "free press" (1/12/02) --Stephen Kimber, director of the school of journalism at the University of King's College, has resigned from The Daily News, protesting censorship of his columns by Southam monopoly.
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