Judith Miller, NYTimes propagandist

John M Cox coxj at email.unc.edu
Tue May 27 07:21:48 MDT 2003


Thanks to Louis for posting the article from yesterday's Post, which
reveals, once again, the shockingly low journalistic standards maintained
by the bourgeois press in the U.S.
Judith Miller--the Times reporter whose
principal source was Ahmed Chalabi for her articles on Iraqi WMD--was the
Times' 'expert on Islam' before assuming her responsibilities as 'expert
on WMD.' Here is a review, by Edward Said, of her 1996 book "God Has 99
Names"; if she had any shame, she would have changed her name and found a
new profession after being so thoroughly exposed:

http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=19960812&s=said

John Cox
Chapel Hill, NC

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