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Re: WOID #VI-33. Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid



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Last Tuesday and Wednesday our local PBS station was broadcasting all the
BBC News.  The differences in reports was very interesting.

Cathy Dery
San Diego, CA
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From: "Victor Caston" <vcaston@UCDAVIS.EDU>
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Subject: Re: WOID #VI-33. Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid


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> Pars pro toto. For all I know, CNN did cheat on the shots.
>
> I asked about the coverage by other reputable organizations, such as
> the BBC, and whether it was all fabricated.
>
> One would draw very different conclusions depending on whether one
> news organization, or a group of them, swapped shots; or whether they
> were all manipulated.
>
> Victor Caston
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> >I'll be glad to forward the whole story, as I have it, to anyone who
> >asks. Enough to say that my source is a highly respected scholar (okay,
> >an art critic as well, but don't hold it against him), who double-
> >checked with the chair of the Journalism School at an Ivy League
> >college. It seems the footage actually represents Palestinian children
> >celebrating the invasion of Kuwait, some ten years ago. The
> >photographer, who is Brazilian, noticed the same footage on CNN, and is
> >naturally furious.
> >
> >Vitriol? No, the best disinfectant.
> >
> >Paul T Werner, New York
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