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The Times Sanitizes Clinton’s War

Written by Andrey Slivka on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

You would have thought it was V-J Day, the way The New York Times carried on last Friday in the wake of Milosevic’s capitulation to NATO force. “Milosevic Yields on NATO’s Key Terms” screamed the paper’s headline. “50,000 Allied Troops to Police Kosovo.” Then the subhed “Million Refugees Can Return”—just to reassure you that everything’s going to be just fine. [&hellip
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The Daily Papers Won’t Credit A Black Newspaper For Scooping Them

Written by Andrey Slivka on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

“The mainstream papers credit each other,” claims Milton Allimadi, the publisher and editor-in-chief of the black-oriented weekly paper The Black Star News. “[But] they’ll never credit a paper like Black Star.”   Allimadi’s referring to an instance of daily newspaper cluelessness to make your skin crawl. Last week, the dailies reported “new” details in that weird Christian [&hellip
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A Daily Paper Buys a Weekly; Bay Guardian’s Brugmann Busts a Gut

Written by Andrey Slivka on . Posted in Posts

The Advocate Papers Have “Sold Out” to Times Mirror. But Should Anyone Care? Bruce B. Brugmann—the cantankerous publisher and editor of the left-wing weekly San Francisco Bay Guardian—is on the phone from California, foaming at the mouth about why federal intervention’s needed to stop more so-called “alternative” newspapers from selling out to big media conglomerates.”The daily paper should not be [&hellip
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