Africa

A Cozy Chat with An African Dictator

Jeffrey Gettleman talks to Eritrean strongman Isaias Afewerki and finds the bright-side of the press-squelching, dissident-jailing dictator: "And his eyes lit up like the fake orange fire in the ...

When Doubling the Money Isn't Enough: Media Slam Bush AIDS Plan

Press cites experts who say increased spending is insufficient, and savages spending on abstinence education.

Post Glosses over Deaths Linked to 'Silent Spring' Author

Paper marks 100th birthday of Rachel Carson by barely mentioning millions who died because of DDT ban.

Idi Amin's "Positive Qualities"?

Actor Forest Whitaker's new biopic about the bloodthirsty dictator "nailed Amin's complexities."

Being Pro-Life Is an "Extreme Position"?

Plus: "Installed" Bush has no mandate.

Why Does Africa Hate Us?

Reporter Jeffrey Gettleman knows why: Iraq.

ABC Even Complains About Charity

'World News Tonight with Charles Gibson' finds controversy instead of Christmas cheer.

'In the Money' Airs Conflict Diamond Hit Piece on De Beers

CNN's Ali Velshi downplays diamond industry's benefits to Africa in favor of smearing company.

Gettleman: Blame Global Warming for Fighting in Darfur

Jeffrey Gettleman has found an all-purpose bogeyman: "Malaria, one of Africa's leading killers, is spreading to higher altitudes because of rising temperatures. The Sahara is expanding, turning ...

World Health Organization Backs Expanded Use of Media-Overlooked DDT

News reports have focused on environmentalist alternatives instead of the most effective method of malaria prevention.
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