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Monday, October 31, 2005

US Media in a Conundrum ?

Came across article in the Bangkok Post regarding the US Media and its dichotomic position related to the CIA case.

"The old joke asks what do you do when the only way to save an endangered species is to feed the animal endangered plants. "

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The serious question is what do you do when the only way to protect freedom of the press is to kill the biggest story of your career. This Solomonic stumper arose last weekend when an independent US prosecutor charged the top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney with perjury. The precise problem is that Lewis ``Scooter'' Libby is the crimeless victim in a complicated case that will erode press freedom enormously if it is successful _ even though it is the front-page scandal of the decade while it lasts and, especially, if the case widens.

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Read the full story here.
Very interesting ...

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