Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 13, 2012
Washington Post Continues Kaplan Cover-up – Another story in The Washington Post, under the title of “Student loans seen as potential ‘next debt bomb’ for U.S. economy,” continues the paper’s practice of ignoring how a Post subsidiary is contributing to the problem.
The Battle for Israel—An Interview with Bernard Shapiro – “I’m sick of the Israelis, the Americans—everybody talks too much! If you’re going to attack Iran, you attack it! You don’t talk about it endlessly, obnoxiously, ad nauseam-ly.” So said, Bernard Shapiro, founder and chairman of the Freeman Center for Strategic Studies and editor of The Maccabean Online, in a recent interview with Accuracy in Media.
Piers Morgan Grills Obama Film Producer Over One-Sided “Documentary” [Video] – CNN’s Piers Morgan shocked conservatives with his surprisingly tough interview of Davis Guggenheim last Thursday about his puff-piece “documentary” on Barack Obama.
Ex-Murdoch editor Brooks arrested again over hacking – Rebekah Brooks, a former editor and close confidante of Rupert Murdoch, was arrested for a second time on Tuesday in a phone-hacking scandal that has rocked the British establishment and embarrassed Prime Minister David Cameron.
Soldier Murders Afghans, Generals Murder Soldiers – On Sunday, just before dawn, an American staff sergeant walked away from his post in the badlands of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, went into a nearby village, and methodically murdered sixteen civilians, including women and children. This didn’t happen in the confusion of a firefight amidst the “fog of war.” It was the brutal act of a veteran who cracked. The deed cannot be excused. But I believe it can be explained.