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Democracy Now! Asks the New York Times and CNN Why They Don’t Cover the Anti-War Movement

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Dave Potorti is part of Peaceful Tomorrows, a group of family members who lost loved ones at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon They marched from Washington to New York last November to honor the dead and protest the bombing of Afghanistan. While the media covered them as family members of victims, it wasn’t as willing to convey their anti-war point of view.

At a United Nations conference of media executives and reporters on 'News vs. Propaganda', Democracy Now!’s senior producer questioned Barbara Crossette of the New York Times and CNN Vice President Karen Curry about this issue.

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  • Kris Abrams, senior producer of Democracy Now!, asks the New York Times and CNN why there is so little coverage of the anti-war movement.
  • Barbara Crossette, New York Times.
  • Karen Curry, Vice President and New York Bureau Chief of CNN.
  • Abdel Bari Atwan, editor-in-chief, Al Quds Al-Arabi, an Arabic-language daily based in London.

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