Entries from June 2011
30 June 2011 - An attempt at impartiality on Israel-Palestine
22 June 2011 - Attacking the Greeks, calling them 'spoilt'
20 June 2011 - Which is worse: killing civilians or spending money to do it?
15 June 2011 - Can reporting about Libya be at least as upfront as politicians?
12 June 2011 - The mayor with green promises calls ecologist's advice 'tripe'
20 June 2011 - Brian Haw was 'in the wrong place'?
7 June 2011 - Libya not the only one practicing 'media manipulation'
2 June 2011 - Discussion of the human rights abuses by Libyan rebels
Sparked first by Tunisia’s December uprisings, there has been a multiplicity of bold revolts springing up from inside the Arab regions. Spanning, in varying degrees, from Morocco through to Iran, these unexpected swathes of civil revolt have warranted this moment in living history its own title amongst newscasters; its own unique...
In the new introduction to his autobiography, Tony Blair urges that Europe and the United States need a plan to “support” the Arab Spring, with further military action as required. Blair has been receiving a warm reception on his current promotional interview trail. While the public have made book-signings too difficult, the...
Arthur Ponsonby wrote in 1928 that "when war is declared, truth is the first casualty". Embedded journalists during war time are in some ways tools for the military of the countries they represent. As we saw with the invasion of Iraq, news reports represent one side, often censoring crucial information. Anything...
News of the NATO extension for their mission in Libya came on the same day as news that over 700 civilians have died as a direct result of NATO strikes since the enforcement of a no-fly zone. Looking back to the start of the war, how did the BBC and...
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