Skip to comments.Liars! (Brit calls AP, AFP, Times etc)
Posted on 08/10/2006 11:34:23 PM PDT by plenipotentiary
DAY 2 - THIS IS OUR 'TOP' POST UNTIL WE GET A RESPONSE FROM AP Page views since posting: 10,411 - First posted: 7.25 PM 10 August 2006. New post underneath this one.
They hunt in packs, they film in packs and they lie in packs. And their bosses, sitting in their air-conditioned offices, thousands of miles from the action, back up their lies. And the liar-in-chief is Kathleen Carroll, senior vice president and executive editor for Associated Press.
Unlike Reuters' who have at least admitted their photo-fraud and started their own internal investigation, Carroll's hastily-produced "rebuttal" of the staged photographs at Qana, written by staff hack David Bauder, still stands. It is Carroll who claims that she has personally spoken with photo editors and, she says, "I also know from 30 years of experience in this business that you can't get competitive journalists to participate in the kind of (staging) experience that is being described." Photographers are experienced in recognizing when someone is trying to stage something for their benefit, she claims.
She is supported by Tim Fadek, who is said to have been working in Qana for picture press agency Polaris. He claims he did not see evidence of staging. Well, if he did not, he was either blind or, like Carroll, is a liar. Nick Blanford, working in Lebanon for twelve years for The Times and Time, and one of the first on the spot, also denies any staging. He too must either be blind or a liar.
In the UK this type of talk is serious stuff, it is libelous if untrue, and huge awards of damages can follow.
Richard North has thrown down the guantlet to all the MSM liars.
yellow journalism BUMP
Mass Deception BUMP!
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