Monthly Archives: September 2012

Murdoch Does a Houdini!

Ever since the discovery that journalists on the News of the World had been hacking cell phone messages, Rupert Murdoch, now entering his ninth decade, is still firmly in control of his media empire while facing the biggest crisis of … Continue reading

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World Media Views on the Democratic Convention

The first thing I noticed watching the DNC last week is the diversity of its attendees: whites (yes, they were quite a few), African Americans, Latinos, Asians, American Indians, students, seniors, gays, straights, progressives and moderates and perhaps even the … Continue reading

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How the World Viewed the Republican Convention

Unless you were sleeping under a hollow rock, you would have heard about the Republican Convention held in Tampa a couple of weeks ago. I spent a few hours going around the world’s newspapers to see how they viewed the … Continue reading

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The Abortion Divide Across Both Sides of the Atlantic

There has been quite a bit of heated discussions on the abortion divide during the last month, fueled on the one hand by the usual turgid Republican stance on it and on the other by Rep Akin’s insane pronouncement on … Continue reading

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