Yesterday a colleague accused me of doing a pro-Hamas story. This is a strange accusation to those who know my distaste for Muslim Fundamentalism. The question being raised here is whether ‘objectivity’ can be translated as bias.
President Nicolas Sarkozy has been in power for 100 days and I still have not figured out how his economic policies are going to create jobs and spark economic growth.
If anything allows the press to say news is a science, it is all in the art of rigorous verification before publication. It is what has made American journalism so dependable.
US reporters know what they write can adversely affect people’s lives. This is why they make sure 100% of what they write is 100% correct …
My Good friend Kumah Drah is Ghanaian. His father was in the British Army, fighting the Japanese in Burma. How ridiculous, you might think. Why would a poor African fight for his imperialist masters against people he had no problems with?
Think about his then. My father was born in Greece, lived in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he earned
Poles in the street / 15 August 2007
The three Poles sat on their make-shift furniture, old cushions and mattresses, the drizzle wetting everything. The closer I got, the greasier they looked; the wet adding to their stickiness. Their dreams of making money evaporated long ago with the alcohol that oozes out of their skin in smelly sweat.