Tag: press

  • Exposed: US press 'freedom'

    Middle East Nov 22, 2011 THE ROVING EYE By Pepe Escobar Last week, independent journalist Sam Husseini went to a news conference by Prince Turki al-Faisal of Saudi Arabia at Washington?s National Press Club – where Husseini is a member. Then he did something that is alien to United States corporate media culture. He behaved…

  • Media and Mobs

    Subscribe to ShahidulNews By Arundhati Roy Monday, November 01, 2010 (Courtesy: Znet) New Delhi, October 31: A mob of about a hundred people arrived at my house at 11 this morning (Sunday October 31st 2010.) They broke through the gate and vandalized property. They shouted slogans against me for my views on Kashmir, and threatened…

  • Leaning on Friendly Nations

    ?You speak good Chinese?, said Qian Kaifu, Cultural Councellor of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Bangladesh. A soft-spoken elderly gentleman. Standing beside him was a quiet, smartly dressed woman, Cao Yanhua the Cultural Attache, who passed him a bag. ?We?ve brought some presents for you.? The 2010 calendar would be useful,…