Reading Time: 2 minutes This year’s top 25 stories that went unreported by the mainstream media
Reading Time: 3 minutes Two mainstream magazine editors and one former NSC member express skepticism about reports of the Assad regime preparing to use chemical weapons against insurgents.
Reading Time: 4 minutes China recently kicked out a foreign reporter for…well, probably for trying to do her job. Here’s a side-splittingly funny bad translation of a press conference where another reporter tries to get answers, and a government spokesman does the Funky Chicken.
Reading Time: 7 minutes When it comes to the media, all uprisings are not equal. Not when the oppressor is an ally and sitting on gobs of oil.
Reading Time: 4 minutes For many of those sick of the inadequacies of Western news organizations, the answer is Al Jazeera. But how independent-minded, really, is this Middle Eastern television network? Not very, we’re afraid. It’s the same old gang in a new, improved outfit.
Reading Time: 2 minutes With news reports mostly emphasizing the Israeli government’s wariness about events in Egypt, here’s an interesting development: It took the Arab-run news outlet, Al Jazeera, to run a piece about Jews being supportive of the Egyptian people’s self-determination. Writes Rabbi Michael Lerner: Ever since the victory over the dictator of Tunisia and the subsequent uprising Read More