1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

CNN is not that bad

Reader comment on item: Strange Logic in the Lebanon War
in response to reader comment: Pipes is right as usual...

Submitted by Sam (United States), Aug 17, 2006 at 00:41

I am not sure exactly why Mr. Ervin is critizing CNN so much. Yes, producers did decide to made the Sidon thing a big issue, because they wanted to catch a big story. It was a business decision. I'm not really so sure why you are critizing Wolf Blitzer; he is probably the most pro-Israeli and knowelegable person on the middle east who is on TV. He got a Master's in international studies, worked for the Jerusalem Post, and worked for a top Israeli lobbyist. Let alone, the guy is Jewish. In his job he is required to unbiased.

CNN would never had hired Blitzer is they were so pro-Palestinian. If you look at BBC, one can see how moderate CNN is. Foreign media is really where there is a strong bias. There was a gallup poll done, and Israel was favored 20:1 over Hezbollah. However, in foriegn countries there is much greater support for Hezbollah egged on by the media.

Not from CNN, just a Jewish viewer.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to CNN is not that bad by Sam

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)