December 11, 2006

Dec. 11, 2006: Associated Press sources

Flopping Aces: Getting The News From The Enemy, Update VI -- on how the media operates , Posted by Curt on December 8, 2006 at 9:02 AM

A must read in the ongoing saga of AP shenanigans is in the NY Post today written by Robert Bateman who covered the AP's deliberate use of a fraud to report on a supposed Korean war massacre:

THE most powerful media institution in all of human history is the Associated Press. Its news feed is ubiquitous - used, directly or indirectly, by every U.S. newspaper and TV news program and a vast number of foreign ones, too. AP maintains the largest world-wide coverage, and its reader base is nearly immeasurable. Unfortunately, and repeatedly of late, this behemoth has not only been getting it wrong - but increasingly refuses to acknowledge any wrongdoing.

Instead, acting more like a politician or the mega-corporation that it is, the AP crew spins, obfuscates and attacks. Now they're at it again in Iraq. [....]

The Socialist Love Fest , Posted by Curt on December 8, 2006 at 12:15 AM

Getting The News From The Enemy, Update V

The ever talented Jamil Hussein has been hard to find in the news lately. The AP has yet to produce him

[....] police officers Ali Mutab and Mohammed Khayoun .... police 1st Lt. Thaer Mahmoud

[....] police Lt. Bilal Ali

So while Jamil Hussein has disappeared it is becoming apparent that a few of his fellow "police officers" have taken over his duties providing suspect information.


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