Tuesday, September 02, 2003


Note the differences in introducing the same story.

Reuters, a British based news agency with, in my opinion, anti-US feelings, specifies the Iraq police force is "U.S.-backed" while Fox News simply refers to a police station and a senior Iraqi police official. Question to Reuters...what other Iraq police force is there?

The spin is subtle, but the Reuters presentation encourages the reader to make a connection between the explosion and the United States...a connection that has yet to be established.

A car bomb ripped through a major complex for Iraq's U.S.-backed police force in Baghdad (Reuters story)

Two huge explosions from a car bomb rocked a central Baghdad police station on Tuesday, and Fox News has learned that the blast was targeting a senior Iraqi police official. (Fox News story)

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