Has journalism failed to reflect our harrowing, blood-soaked reality?

Ramzy Baroud17/06/2017 (Al Arabiya News – UAE by Ramzy Baroud*): Media coverage of any subject is as good as the people behind it. When those people are propagandists, sectarian and deliberately skew or drum up their own facts, then the outcome, predictably, becomes a gross mispresenting of reality. This becomes more urgent when the media coverage pertains to the Middle East, a region that is undergoing a massive upheaval, where violence has grown dramatically in degree and dimension, and where the parties – enemies and allies – are in constant flux.  Indeed, the conflicts inspiring this unprecedented violence are compound, and at times confusing even for those who are familiar with the region and its history…

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2017/06/17/Has-journalism-failed-to-reflect-our-harrowing-blood-soaked-reality-.html

*Ramzy Baroud  is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com.

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