August 30, 2014 · 0 Comments
By Stephen Roblin: In Piero Gleijeses' authoritative transnational history of the conflict in southern Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, Visions of Freedom, he provides an account of the American press's troubling treatment of a political debate that occurred during the middle of Reagan's tenure. The debate centered on the question of whether the United States should provide lethal aid to the Angolan insurgent group, UNITA, which was led by one of Africa's most infamous terrorists, Jonas Savimbi. Here, NYTimes eXaminer has published the excerpt from Gleijeses' study.
By Michael M'Gehee: In a recent New York Times article by Andrew Kramer readers are informed about how NATO plans to use the ongoing crisis in Ukraine to “strengthen its military presence in Eastern Europe.”
By Jason Hirthler: Empires rely on the studious manipulation of facts to maintain a pristine image...
By Matthew Stevenson: Despite threats from President Obama and the members of the European Union (EU) of additional economic sanctions against Russia, President Putin seems determined...
By Howard Friel: Intransigence in The Twilight Zone of U.S. press coverage of Ukraine is not seen in the American effort to hold talks with Russia hostage to the demand that the Russians sit down with “Yats”...
By Norman Solomon: Rather than striving for an evenhanded assessment of how “international law” has become so much coin of the hypocrisy realm, mainline U.S. media are now transfixed with Kremlin villainy.
By Michael M'Gehee: Over the last quarter century the New York Times' Editorial board has made editorial decisions that illustrate a peculiar pattern.
By Lawrence Davidson: In our house we get the New York Times (NYT) because the Philadelphia Inquirer’s (that is our city paper) coverage of international affairs is very limited.
By Owen Silverman Andrews: Willy Neuman and the New York Times are at it again, mischaracterizing the surge of the new left in Latin America.
By John R. MacArthur: A Times obituary misrepresents the career of a distinguished publisher.Next Page »