Tag: media bias

  • Selective Outrage Media Lens, London, 18 January 2012 News that a fourth scientist in two years, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, had been assassinated in Iran by an unknown agency generated minimal outrage in the press. Patrick Cockburn notedin the Independent: ?While the identity of those carrying out the assassinations remains a mystery, it is most likely…

  • ?Get Out, Black Animals?: what happened in Tawergha, Libya

    Media Lens, London, 18 January 2012 One might think that a corporate media system would act independently of the state ? there is no formal mechanism of control. But as the ingrained bias sampled above indicates, this often turns out not to be the case. With regard to human rights, for example, corporate media typically…