The cyber guardians of honest journalism

Pilger, John
December 2007
New Statesman;12/3/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4873, p24
In this article the author discusses a British journalism web site, medialens.org, and states that it has had a significant impact on public perception of British political figures and news events. The medialens analysis of the U.S. armed forces "surge" in the Iraq War is discussed. The author notes the reaction, characterized as vituperative, of some British journalists to the site.


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