Israel Shakes Up the Information War

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Andrew Ian Dodge
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Israel Shakes Up the Information War

December 29, 2008, might go down in history as one of the days the mainstream media truly started to lose their grip. It was an historic day online for both social media and citizen journalists. You won't hear about it from the mainstream media, of course, because they are probably rather peeved at the run around them directly to bloggers and social media commentators.

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Interesting article, AID. And it adds another dimension to the puzzle over the Western media’s bizarre obsession with proportion and convoluted moral calculus – as Victor Davis Hansen characterizes it so well, as it happens, also on PJM in [url=http://pajamasmedia.com/victordavishanson/surreal-gaza/] Surreal Gaza [/url]:

[quote]I spent today reading accounts of Gaza—NY Times, AP, Reuters, etc. There are no terrorists, just militants. Not much about past rocket attacks on Israel–most everything on the crowded conditions of Gaza. Iranian aid is rarely elaborated on; stories about quiet Arab support for defanging Hamas are likewise rare; common is the buzz about protests in Europe...
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Another PJM [url=http://pajamasmedia.com/michaelledeen/2009/01/04/is-iran-in-trouble/] link [/url] worth following: Michael Ledeen on the apprehension in Tehran, whose proxies aren't faring all that well:

[quote]In short, we are dealing with a regime that is very concerned about its future, and is not very comfortable with its friends, allies, and proxies. The mullahs know that most Iranians would like to see their leaders treated the same way as the nine executed on Christmas Eve, and, like all tyrants, the Iranian despots are trying to demonstrate that they dominate both Iran and the region. [/quote]

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