Studies show that US coverage is Israeli-centric. The main bureaus for CNN, Associated Press, Time, etc. are located in Israel and often staffed by Israelis. The son of the NY Times bureau chief is in the Israeli army;"pundit" Jeffrey Goldberg served in the IDF; Wolf Blitzer worked for AIPAC. Because the U.S. gives Israel over $8 million/day - more than to any other nation - we feel it is essential that we be fully informed on this region. Below are news reports to augment mainstream coverage.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Egypt state TV anchor resigns

Ma’an - An Egyptian news anchor has resigned from state television after 20 years for what she said was a "lack of ethical standards" in its coverage of Egypt's mass protests, news reports said.

Soha El-Nakash told Reuters she presented five programs for state news channel Nile News on Jan 26, the second day of the protests, and was dismayed the streets of Cairo were portrayed as calm when in fact thousands of people were demonstrating.

"I have decided I will not go back again," she was quoted as saying Tuesday. "I left because the state TV coverage of the protests lacked the minimum level of ethical standards. Read more