Coverage of Iran Protests Misleadingly Illustrated With Photos of MEK Demos

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by Adam Johnson When it comes to covering protests in other countries, it seems any vague picture of brown people protesting can stand in for those actually on the streets expressing their grievances. Since the outbreak of protests across Iran… Continue Reading  

Iran Doesn’t Have a Nuclear Weapons Program. Why Do Media Keep Saying It Does?

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by Adam Johnson When it comes to Iran, do basic facts matter? Evidently not, since dozens and dozens of journalists keep casually reporting that Iran has a “nuclear weapons program” when it does not—a problem FAIR has reported on over… Continue Reading  

How Media Obscure US/Saudi Responsibility for Killing Yemeni Civilians

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by Ben Norton A coalition of Saudi Arabia, the United States, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, with minor support from several other Middle Eastern nations, has relentlessly bombed Yemen since March 2015. This August, the coalition ramped… Continue Reading  

Arms Deal Stories Omit War Crimes Arms Will Be Used For

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by Adam Johnson The Trump administration wrapped up a weapons deal with the Saudi Arabian government this week that will be worth up to $350 billion over the next ten years. News of the deal came as Trump visited Riyadh… Continue Reading  

US Media Find European Terror Deaths 19 Times More Interesting Than Mideast Terror Deaths

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by Adam Johnson A survey conducted by FAIR of US media coverage of ISIS or ISIS-inspired attacks in Europe and the Middle East reveals a disparity of coverage, showing that European deaths are roughly 1,800 percent more newsworthy than deaths in… Continue Reading