Posts Tagged ‘associated press’

The Huffington Post: If Helen Thomas, Then Why Not Pat Buchanan?

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

By Michael Fauntroy
Professor, Author, Columnist
and Commentator at

“Helen Thomas recently set off a firestorm with her comment that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine” and “go home” to Germany or Poland. The comments resulted first, and predictably, with her apology. Over the weekend, with the heat turned up considerably, she decided to retire immediately (before she was fired).”

If Helen can be forced out, writes M. Fauntroy, why not the nativistic Pat Buchanan?

Read entire blog here.

Other articles:

New York Times
Notes From a Grumpy Old Man

Action Alert: Network Nukes Boosters

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Reports on New Nuclear Plant Leave Key Questions Unasked

On February 16, ABC World News and NBC Nightly News aired incomplete and unbalanced reports following Barack Obama’s announcement of $8 billion in new loan guarantees for a nuclear power plant in Georgia.


Action Alert – FAIR

Friday, September 25th, 2009

USA Today, AP Mislead on Honduran Coup - 9/24/09: This week, ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya returned to Tegucigalpa – though not to office. Unfortunately, press accounts are still misreporting the story behind his ouster, relying on those who supported the coup to supply the explanation for their actions.

More here.

“Unemployed Woman Sues College For Tuition” — AP Story

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Woman Sues College
…. over her inability to get a job after graduation.The reader comments on this piece are interesting.
How do Hunter students feel about this?
Posted on Hunter-L, the College listserv, by the Chair of the anthropology department.

I posted a response: