[Marxism] Chavez Revising, Not Revoking Venezuela`s New Intelligence Law.
Ruthless Critic of All that Exists
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Sun Jun 15 16:29:00 MDT 2008
On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 4:23 PM, <Dbachmozart at aol.com> wrote:
from R. C.
to public at nytimes.com
date Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 6:25 PM
subject: Inaccuracy and bias in New York Times reporting concerning Venezuela
To Clark Hoyt,
Dear Mr. Hoyt,
As i am sure many people must have brought to your attention already,
Stephen Lendman has published an article pointing out what he claims
is a pattern of inaccuracy and bias in NY Times reporter Simon
Romero's reporting about Venezuela.
In <http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=9268>, Lendman writes:
"As usual, The New York Times' Simon Romero led the assault.
"He headlined: "Chavez Suffers Military and Policy Setbacks" with the
front end of his lead referring to Colombia's (unsubstantiated) claim
about capturing a Venezuelan national guard officer carrying assault
rifles "believed to be intended for leftist guerrillas."
"Once again Romero fumbles with the facts as he always does on
Venezuela. He now states: "President Hugo Chavez....said Saturday he
would 'withdraw' a decree overhauling intelligence policies that he
had made earlier that week." He called it "a rare act of
self-criticism" while hammering on the "capture" issue and filling
paragraphs with inaccuracies."
Chavez seems to be revising, not "withdrawing", Venezuela's new
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