Daily Archives: September 11, 2004

Zimbabwe: We’ve got both kinds of mercenaries – journalists, and soldiers of fortune

Zimbabwe has sentenced Simon Mann, alleged Equatorial Guinea coup plotter, to seven years in jail for weapons violations. The pilots of the plane that landed in Zimbabwe got 16 months, the passengers, a year. While the BBC reports that these … Continue reading

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How blogs selectively amplify the New York Times

As regular readers of my blog know, I’m interested in trying to paint a statistical picture of media coverage of the developing world. Last year, I found some pretty good evidence that the majority of media sources I was examining … Continue reading

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