Chris Hedges: Coup in Venezuela is an Open Violation of International Law

Chris Hedges: Coup in Venezuela is an Open Violation of International Law

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Feb 4, 2019

RT host and former NYT reporter Chris Hedges joins In Question to weigh in on the ongoing coup in Venezuela, how foreign governments are meeting in Canada to discuss how to oust Maduro, the likelihood of a major global conflict surrounding Venezuela and why the New York Times has supported U.S.-led coups.

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Libya: Reporting War Crimes AFTER the Facts by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
East Africa
20 December 2011

Nearly two months after NATO warplanes ended their bombing campaign in Libya, the New York Times has now published “an investigation” by its staff writers that purports to show that “civilians were killed in several distinct attacks” [1]. The so-called “paper of record” goes on to say in its article published 17 December that it has found evidence that the “air campaign was not as flawless as NATO has described” – nor, it should be added, as the New York Times itself tended to report at the time of the atrocities.

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Propagandists First, Journalists Second – How the NYT Won 2004 for Bush

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By Ted Rall
05/21/08 “ICH

Should the news media be patriotic? When a journalist uncovers a government secret, which comes first–national security or the public’s right to know?

In the United States, reporters consider themselves Americans first, journalists second. That means consulting the government before going public with a state secret. “When I was at ABC,” James Bamford told Time in 2006, “we always checked with the Administration in power when we thought we had something of concern, and there was usually some way to work it out.” Continue reading