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  

Let’s Not Forget Beirut

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by Jim Lobe A brief preface to two notable articles—there are others you can find on the Web (notably, this excellent piece by Anne Barnard in The New York Times Monday) — on the disparity in U.S. media coverage of the… Continue Reading  

The Best Case Against the Iran Deal Has Some Holes

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by Ali Gharib There’s a lot wrong in Vox‘s interview with Michael Doran, the neoconservative Hudson Institute scholar, on diplomacy with Iran, which bears the very Vox-ish headline “This is the case against Obama’s Iran deal that everyone should hear.”… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s 2010 Order Was Not a Move to War on Iran

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via IPS News A new twist was added to the longrunning media theme of a threat by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to go to war with Iran when news stories seemed to suggest Monday that Netanyahu had ordered the… Continue Reading  

After IAEA Report, Right Wing Ramps Up Calls For Attack On Iran

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress After the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog released its periodic report yesterday, replete with rich details about possible military dimension of Iran’s nuclear program, conservative hawks — ranging from journalists to think-tankers and even a presidential… Continue Reading