Saturday, December 20, 2008

That whole Georgia / Russia war thing

Remember how the press in the U.S. (and in some other parts of the world, too) initially portrayed the conflict as Russia being evil and Georgia being saintly? But then it turned out that wasn't true?

The Nation
has a look at the coverage, focusing on the NYT, which it says was particularly egregious in building a false storyline and then sticking to it long after it was thoroughly discredited.


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