Archive: June 25, 2006 - July 01, 2006

The Hostage and the Picnic

The U.S. media coverage of the ongoing Israel incursion into Gaza "has been irresponsible in not covering much about the prologue to the present violence, the Israeli military's bombing of civilians on a Gaza beach earlier in the month," says...

By Jefferson Morley | June 29, 2006; 9:45 AM ET | Comments (289)

China Woos a Wary Africa

As Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao tours Africa this week, his "win-win" economic diplomacy is winning headlines but also provoking some skepticism in the online media. "Chinese leaders are reaching out to Africa to dampen worries about China's rise on...

By Jefferson Morley | June 28, 2006; 7:36 AM ET | Comments (15)

Israel's Hostage Crisis Sparks Both Joy, Anger

As Israeli tanks amass outside Gaza and diplomats from Washington to Paris to Cairo talk about the fate of a single Israeli hostage, the response of the online media in Israel and the occupied territories ranges from joy to rage,...

By Jefferson Morley | June 27, 2006; 10:34 AM ET | Comments (204)


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