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Media Watch, 1
Wednesday, June 02, 2004
RIGHT-WING BASTARD, Andrew Bolt has reviewd Auntie's reporting of Iraq for the month of May.
Consider this: the ABC's three most important current affairs shows ran 135 items on Iraq last month. Only one was clearly a good-news story.
And he's not exaggerating.
Of those 135 items (I've double-counted a few that covered two subjects at length), 54 wallowed in the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by US troops. Spare me, 54.
Bolt's numbers surprised me. I'd forgotten the story about the escape of American hostage Thomas Hamill .