Spanish Nets Give Soleimani Reverential Treatment
January 8th, 2020 3:12 PM
A revered commander, a military hero, a religious, loving man of the people. That's how the nation ́s Spanish-speaking liberal media is portraying Iranian terrorist Qasem Soleimani who as you’ll recall was killed last week under the orders of President Donald Trump: an act that, in the words of a Univision reporter, “has infuriated” Iranians.
No Surprise Here: Some CNNers Are NOT Taking Soleimani’s Death Well
January 3rd, 2020 12:26 AM
Late Thursday night in the U.S., the Defense Department accepted responsibility for the air strike that killed key Iranian military figure and Quds Force head Qassim Soleimani, less than a week after U.S. airstrikes on the Iranian-backed Kataib Hezbollah and just over two months after the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi. But for some CNNers, it was a rough night. Much like their…
CNN's Robertson Claims Merkel Chose Hamburg to Harass Trump
July 7th, 2017 6:51 PM
In one of the more bizarre segments seen in the past several weeks on CNN — and in the context of recent events and broadcasts, that's saying something — CNN's International Diplomatic Editor Nic Robertson claimed on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel chose to hold the G-20 summit in Hamburg so that Trump could "hear the voices of dissent" from…
NBC Out to Lunch on ISIS's Mass Kidnapping of Christians
February 25th, 2015 3:24 PM
As of Wednesday morning, NBC's morning and evening newscasts have yet to cover ISIS's kidnapping of up to 150 Christians from northeastern Syria on Monday. On Wednesday, Today yawned at this latest example of the Islamic extremist group's persecution of Christians. Instead, they devoted 1 minute and 13 seconds to a Slate writer's advice to parents on giving their children…
Nets Yawn at Possible Terrorist Attack on Americans in Saudi Arabia
January 30th, 2015 10:08 PM
None of the Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Friday covered the shooting of an American citizen in eastern Saudi Arabia earlier in the day. A Friday item by Reuters reported that "a vehicle carrying two U.S. citizens came under fire in the Eastern Province district of al-Ahsa, one of the main centers of Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ites."
Shock: CNN Acknowledges Paris Attack Part of Islamists' 'World War'
January 9th, 2015 2:10 PM
Nic Robertson refreshingly pointed out on Thursday's CNN Tonight that the recent terrorist attack in Paris was part of a wider "world war all in the name of Islam." While many leftists pointed the finger at the American presence in the Middle East or the Abu Ghraib controversy, Robertson put the shootings in the wider context of recent Islamist massacres across the globe.
Networks Refuse to Cover Christian Cities in Iraq Falling to ISIS; CNN
August 7th, 2014 3:20 PM
On Thursday, the al Qaeda spinoff group the Islamic State seized numerous towns in northern Iraq that are home to much of the country’s minority Christian population, sending tens of thousands of them fleeing further into the Kurdish-dominated region to avoid the unforgiving and deadly extremist group. When it came to the major broadcast networks covering this story on their Thursday…
WashPost On Faith Contributor: It's 'Extreme' to Expect Extremist Musl
September 14th, 2012 12:18 PM
In a September 13 Washington Post On Faith blog post entitled "When free speech costs human life," Qasim Rashid of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA complained that it was "extreme" to expect Muslims in the Middle East to develop thicker skin and not riot every time someone halfway around the world makes a video or cartoon that offends their religious sensibilities: