Monday, February 19, 2001

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  • U.S. Bombing of Iraq Sparks Global Protest

    Last Friday US and British planes struck five Iraqi military targets five to 20 miles from Baghdad, using long-rangeprecision-guided weapons.

  • Fear & Favor: How Power Shapes the News

    Surveys of working journalists have found that they experience pressure from powerful interests, outside and insidethe news business, to push some stories and ignore others, and to shape or slant news content. The sources of pressureinclude the government, which enlists media to support its actions and policies; corporate advertisers who may demandfavorable treatment for their industries and products; and media owners themselves, who can use their outlets tosupport their increasingly various business and political interests.

  • Exploiting Migrant Labor: What the U.S., Israel and the Old South Africa Have in Common

    President Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox met last week and Friday pledged a full, mature and equitablepartnership of prosperity, heralding a new day in their two countries’ relations.

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