media torture

The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his
In recent weeks, the controversy surrounding the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA interrogations during the Bush administration has been a major media story. So why do they ignore the word 'torture?'
The Associated Press actually described the report in one article as a "torture report," though it later used the term "enhanced
Yet the paper is still apparently not ready to drop its own equivocations about the word. Shane used "brutality," "coercive
A new study has taken a close look at how American media refers to torture. The study, by ReThink Media, looked at the coverage
Yesterday, we made note of a new study from the Kennedy School of Government that found that America's major newspapers, after
Defending torture -- and the torturers -- is now a long accepted practice in American journalism, one that brings you much acclaim and access to power, bylines, headlines, and lucrative contracts.
Talented journalist, editor and opinion leader Jacob Weisberg's argument basically morphs the infamous Nixon standard into a referendum -- if the public supports something, then it is not illegal.