Month: April 2005

Jordanian journalists stir the stew

I was alerted by a reader, Fred, to this article published in the Washington Times: Jordanian journalists Saturday demanded their Iraqi counterparts admit their country is occupied, accusing them of promoting the U.S. presence. The group of Jordanian journalists gathered signatures for a petition to be presented to the president of the Jordan Press Association, …

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Jordanian sues CNN over false report

A Jordanian national is suing U.S. cable’s CNN for scaring him by reporting an earthquake could strike in Jordan. The CNN report said a massive earthquake measuring 9 on the Richter scale might destroy Jordan, causing panic among many Jordanians, the lawsuit charged. "Since CNN enjoys large credibility among the Jordanian audience, the law suitor …

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