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#4207: Performance of journalists: Chamberlain responds to Simidor (fwd)
From: Greg Chamberlain <GregChamberlain@compuserve.com>
> One undeniable fact is how friendly
> Agence France Presse and its Haiti
> correspondent at the time, Dominique
> Levanti, had been toward Baby Doc and
> his wench Michele.
That's news to me and to anyone else
who knew Levanti well in those days.
Can "Daniel" would give us the source
of this "undeniable fact." I'm afraid he
wouldn't stand a hope in hell of getting
Norton's job using terminology like that!
> The authors unveil other instances of
> French nastiness in Haiti. Does that
> justify Chamberlain's hostility toward
> them (...) ?
Why should I be hostile to them because
they criticise France, a country like any other?
> Poor Chamberlain's nose is still bloody
> from the lesson administered by Kim
> Ives about journalists "who worship official
> sources" and internalize "corporate
> capitalism as the natural order for a democracy."
Again, first I've heard about it! Haiti Progres'
imagination running amok again...
I'm interested that Kim Ives spent most
of his post describing a worldwide media
conspiracy only to conclude that I'm unfair to say
people have an unhealthy inclination to believe
there is one!