Outrage? Not so much

Friday, July 09, 2004

While the gatekeepers of American media hem and haw over what to do with the gory footage of war, news consumers in the Arab world are getting a steady stream of those very images via satellite television. And when it comes to things like hostage executions, says Arab media critic Mamoun Fandy, commentators on many of those stations provide nothing in the way of condemnation, and so they fan the flames of ignorance and hatred. Fandy makes his case for Brooke.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.