Tag Archives: Al Jazeera

Is AJ’s reportage criminal?

We need information, facts, wisdom and guidance. No doubt. But what makes that more important than ever also makes it more important than ever to question a news organization’s democratic legitimacy and credibility. Continue reading

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“Treatment of Canadian journalist in Egypt jail takes turn for worse”

Regarding the Canadian Al Jazeera reporter being abused – tortured – by the new Egyptian (collective) strongman leader… As long as Egypt has ‘stability’ eh Stephen? These reports happen in major media, but one wonders just how enthusiastic the papers owners and top managers are about reporting them, when you are confronted with zero opportunity to comment. Way to go Toronto Star. As my rightwing friend would say, for his own reasons and motivations, Star spelled backwards is rat. Continue reading

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Spell ‘Star’ Backwards

The road to a global warming hell is paved with the good intentions of the ‘free press’, public broadcasters like Canada’s CBC and journos like Carol Goar. Continue reading

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Serial Killers

Jeffrey Sachs? I’m not convinced he’s changed. He’s one expert, and one example of the problem with experts, we really, really didn’t need to listen to. Continue reading

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Giving The Dogs A Reason To Party

Score a big one for the bad guys-? Al Jazeera gets a black eye, as reported by EFF. Continue reading

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