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Re: Yes it's off topic but who cares right now.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,34346,00.html The Palestinian Authority has warned journalists they might be in danger if they continue to use images of Arabs celebrating Tuesday's terrorist attacks ..... If it was old footage, I don't think Palestinian Authoritie's response was the same.. Alex Avtsin Network Engineer ----- Original Message ----- From: "Patrick Greenwell" <[email protected]> To: "Borchers, Mark" <[email protected]> Cc: "'Los, Ralph'" <[email protected]>; "'Dmitri Krioukov'" <[email protected]>; "'Arman Khalili'" <[email protected]>; <[email protected]> Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 1:22 PM Subject: RE: Yes it's off topic but who cares right now. > > On Fri, 14 Sep 2001, Borchers, Mark wrote: > > doing. I do not think the people we saw dancing in the streets > > on the news were typical Arab citizens. > > You might find this very interesting: > > From: "Marcio A. V. de Carvalho" > <[email protected]> > Subject: Fourth Power > > All around the world we are subjected to 3 or 4 huge > news distributors, and one of them - as you well know > - is CNN. Very well, I guess all of you have been > seeing (just as I've been) images from this company. > > In particular, one set of images called my attencion: > the Palestinians celebrating the bombing, out on the > streets, eating some cake and making funny faces for > the camera. > > Well, THOSE IMAGES WERE SHOT BACK IN 1991!!! Those are > images of Palestinians celebrating the invasion of > Kuwait! It's simply unacceptable that a super-power of > cumminications as CNN uses images which do not > correspond to the reality in talking about so serious > an issue. > > A teacher of mine, here in Brazil, has videotapes > recorded in 1991, with the very same images; he's been > sending emails to CNN, Globo (the major TV network in > Brazil) and newspapers, denouncing what I myself > classify as a crime against the public opinion. If > anyone of you has access to this kind of files, search > for it. > > In the meanwhile, I'll try to 'put my hands' on a copy > of this tape. But now, think for a moment about the > impact of such images. Your people is hurt, > emotionally fragile, and this kind broadcast have very > high possibility of causing waves of anger and rage > against Palestinians. It's simply irresponsible to > show images such as those. > > ____________ > > > > ------- End of forwarded message ------- > De Balie > Kleine gartmanplantsoen 10 > 1017 RR Amsterdam > t 020 55 35 151 > f 020 55 35 155 > e [email protected] > > > ______________________________________________________ > * Verspreid via nettime-nl. Commercieel gebruik niet > * toegestaan zonder toestemming. <nettime-nl> is een > * open en ongemodereerde mailinglist over net-kritiek. > * Meer info, archief & anderstalige edities: > * http://www.nettime.org/. > * Contact: Menno Grootveld ([email protected]). > > > ==============End of original message text=========== > > > >