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The Catmage Chronicles
It's been hundreds of years since the Darkness last surfaced, a grim time when both humans and Catmages lost their lives. But now the Wild Ones work with humans again, and thirteen-year-old Andy Cohen gets the surprise of his life when a talking cat shows up in his front yard. Goldeneyes, a powerful Catmage, needs Andy’s help. In the exciting first installment of this new series, Meryl Yourish takes the reader into a world of magical cats, dark powers, and a boy who finds himself entangled in their war.
Category Archives: AP Media Bias
This is interesting. The AP released a story about a female Egyptian rapper singing about the harassment of women in Egypt. The AP’s first headline and lead paragraph: Egyptian rapper speaks for women’s rights CAIRO (AP) — As soon as … Continue reading
It’s been a long time since I did one of these posts, but the AP does not change its spots. This is one of the many subtle ways the world media in general–and the AP in particular–discredits the Israeli side … Continue reading
The AP is so unbelievably biased against Israel, it can’t report the news without adding their own whitewash. We’ve seen that in many articles about Palestinian wrongdoing. Now they’re doing it in defense of anti-Semitism. Here’s the headline: German newspaper … Continue reading
The “objective” news media in a nutshell. The headline: Israel shows no signs of yielding to Palestinians The story, such as it is: Israel’s prime minister is showing no signs of bending as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presses … Continue reading
Yesterday, the AP reported that Iran was behind the attempted terrorist attacks on Israelis in Thailand. They even headlined the article that way. Thailand: Iranians’ Targets Were Israeli Diplomats The lead tries to fudge just a little bit by using … Continue reading
I have written before about my evolution as a blogger. But that was mostly a history of the media I used. Not the activism I practiced. I guess it started in 1987, when I got my first letter to the … Continue reading
When the Israeli Turkel Committee’s report came out exonerating the IDF in the Mavi Marmara incident, the AP included a breakdown of who served on the committee. Reuters mentioned the video footage that showed “activists” attacking Israeli soldiers in an … Continue reading
I told you so. The AP ignored the rocket fire, and only wrote about it when Israel responded with force. Israeli air force strikes Gaza, 8 wounded Note the headline has no context. Those evil Israelis are just randomly bombing … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, a wacko named Jared Loughner, who has absolutely nothing to do with Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, or Rush Limbaugh committed an unspeakable crime in Tucson. Never mind that he killed four other people and shot … Continue reading
Seriously? The AP is so desperate for “balance” that they’re now quoting the paranoid accusations of a terrorist group as boilerplate “balance”? Because here’s what the AP wrote about the indictment filed against Hezbollah by the UN commission: The court … Continue reading
There’s a boilerplate in the current AP stories about the destruction of the “historic” Shepherd Hotel to make way for apartments. The relevant portion is in bold. (The fact that the AP finds it necessary to devote two paragraphs of … Continue reading
After the latest attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, the AP has decided that the old boilerplate no longer holds. Coptic Christians make up about 10 percent of Egypt’s population of 80 million. They complain frequently of discrimination, though they generally … Continue reading
What’s wrong with this article? Take a moment, read through it, and come back. I’ll wait. So many things. But let’s start with the number one issue: The AP uncritically passes along the Iranian government publication’s description of the hanging … Continue reading
As I said, the follow-up from AP whitewashes the Palestinians. New headline: Palestinians, Israelis trade rockets, airstrikes New lede: Israel on Tuesday launched an unusually heavy series of airstrikes on Gaza in retaliation for Palestinian rocket attacks, raising the prospect … Continue reading