The Silence of the Times

This just in — Ramallah occupied territories — Israeli Defense Forces killed 3 students protesting the occupation.

Don’t you think this would be on the front page of the New York Times, The Washington Post, all over CNN and MSNBC.

On 13 Feb the Times noted that 2 students protesting in Venezuela had been killed (3 actually). Absolutely nothing further about it, or the protests. Nothing to see here. Move on sayeth the NYT and the Boston Globe as far as I can tell.

They like to think of themselves as the fearless, investigative press.

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  • luysii  On February 19, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    The following is from a friend and classmate, and a former ambassador to a South American Country.

    ” Maduro is faithful to the legacy of Chavez in his campaign to destroy democracy in Venezuela.

    I share your frustration with the NYT’s agenda-driven journalism. “

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