File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2001/lyotard.0109, message 122


Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2001 22:07:41 -0100
Subject: Re: [P_F_P] Sontag on the current crisis


I liked Monbiot best of the three.  The other two pieces  were words drowned
in words.

Hugh

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> On Sunday, September 23, 2001, at 08:35 , Paul Tarry wrote:
>
> >> I am curious how this is being depicted by the media in the U.K. Is it
> >> any more insightful?
> >
> >
> > The short answer here Eric is - no. Non-insight. Eye for an eye stuff
(i.
> > e.
> > everyone is blind).
>
> I wouldn't want to tar everyone with the same brush -- I would advise
> anyone who has completely lost faith in the media to have a look at the
> Guardian, such as:
>
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/wtccrash/story/0,1300,552388,00.html
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/wtccrash/story/0,1300,553638,00.html
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/wtccrash/story/0,1300,553766,00.html
>
> Whatever you think of this, it's not eye-for-an-eye stuff, by any stretch
> of the imagination. If we're going to criticise the media, we have also to
> give credit where credit is due, don't you think? Actually, I've been
> surprised by the amount of questioning that is going on, even on the
> television. Now if only Harold Pinter would appear on Channel 4 again...
>
> John


   

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