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  • Le Monde, Under Fire, Fires an Inside Critic

    10/11/2003 2:51:39 PM PDT · by OESY · 8 replies · 236+ views
    New York Times ^ | October 11, 2003 | ALAN RIDING
    It is the wish of every newspaper to cover the news, not to be the news. So by any measure, this has been an unhappy year for Le Monde, France's best known and weightiest newspaper. Since February, four books have dragged the daily, and particularly its ruling triumvirate, through the mud. And to make things worse, much of the rest of the French press has been enjoying the spectacle. Now, Daniel Schneidermann, Le Monde's longtime television columnist, has been fired for publishing "The Media Nightmare." Devoting 35 pages of the 281-page book to his own employer, the author bemoans...
  • The Falseness of Anti-Americanism by Faoud Ajami

    09/15/2003 3:08:19 PM PDT · by the_greatest_country_ever · 28 replies · 2,446+ views
    Foreign Policy ^ | September 15,2003 | Faoud Ajami
    <p>Pollsters report rising antiericanism worldwide. The United States, they imply, squandered global sympathy after the September 11 terrorist attacks through its arrogant unilateralism.</p> <p>In truth, there was never any sympathy to squander. Anti-Americanism was already entrenched in the world's psyche a backlash against a nation that comes bearing modernism to those who want it but who also fear and despise it.</p>