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CNN is not that bad

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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.


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