[LINK] Fwd: Nice one CNN!
Thu, 20 Sep 2001 11:19:55 +1000
Anyone know the 'truth' on this one?
This may be off-topic, but perhaps relates to the way the Internet is used
to get to the 'bottom' of heavy issues.
> For the last few days CNN have been broadcasting film footage of
>> > Palestinians supposedly celebrating Tuesday's catastrophic events.
>> > now
>> > admit that the footage is actually 10 years-old. Remember that the
>> > casualty in war is truth.
>> > All around the world we are subjected to 3 or 4 huge news
>> > and
>> > one of them - as you well know - is CNN. Very well, I guess all of
>> > have
>> > been seeing (just as I've been) images from this company.
>> > In particular, one set of images called my attencion: the
>> > celebrating the bombing, out on the streets, eating some cake and
>> > funny faces for the camera.
>> > Well, THOSE IMAGES WERE SHOT BACK IN 1991!!! Those are images of
>> > Palestinians celebrating the invasion of Kuwait! It's simply
>> > that a super-power of cumminications as CNN uses images which do not
>> > correspond to the reality in talking about so serious an issue.
>> > A teacher of mine, here in Brazil, has videotapes recorded in 1991,
>> > the
>> > very same images; he's been sending emails to CNN, Globo (the major
>> > network in Brazil) and newspapers, denouncing what I myself classify
>> > crime against the public opinion. If anyone of you has access to this
>> > of files, serch for it. In the meanwhile, I'll try to 'put my hands'
>> > copy of this tape.
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