Thursday, July 27, 2006

How dishonest can the media get?

For 10 days, the headlines have been along the lines of "Beirut is rocked by Israeli missiles", "Lebanese hurt in airstrikes" and worse. Journalists go to every effort to describe carnage, chaos, bombs and smoke as being common everywhere. They actually go to very little effort to describe that Israeli targetting is very precise, limited and specific. So here is a diagram of Beirut, where the black dots represent where Israel has struck (courtesy of Israeli Bunker blog) :