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Re: <nettime> The Guardian's Summary of Julian Assange's Interview
Carsten Agger on Tue, 3 Jan 2017 14:44:15 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> The Guardian's Summary of Julian Assange's Interview


On 01/03/2017 10:18 AM, Patrice Riemens wrote:
On 2017-01-02 22:45, C.Robbins wrote:

Without question the article on Assange was the epitomy of "bad
journalism", "Fake news" or whatever trending tagline one wishes to
assign to biased delivery of, and 24/7 consumption of propaganda
... and, yes, Ben Jacobs, accompanied by thousands of other
"journalists", should be hung out to dry by his virtual thumbs.
Meanwhile, the Guardian has corrected the article on the two points
made by Greenwald:
<...>

However, they did not address the most important of Greenwald's points, namely that Assange doesn't appear to "offer praise", guarded or otherwise, of Trump, but rather seems to be analyzing the situation.

That still looks like an intentional journalistic hit job to me.



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