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NBC Plays Up Turkish P.M. 'Trying to Impose More Conservative Values'; Omits His Islamic Views

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams failed to mention Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan's traditional Islamic orientation as he reported on the "anti-government protests" in the ...
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Happy Vegan Thanksgiving?

Washington Post, Huffington Post encourage a turkey-free holiday.

Times Lauds Left-Wing Radical as 'Civil Rights Lawyer'

Ralph Fertig runs a left-wing pressure group, but to Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak he's just a "civil rights lawyer," and his wish to provide legal support to a Kurdish group in Turkey ...

"Elegant," "Confident" Obama Wows Turkey

Looking for some actual analysis of Obama's trip to Turkey? Forget it. Reporter Helene Cooper praised Obama's "bold" admission that he lived in Indonesia as a boy, while another story gushed: "A ...

Times Soft-Pedals Anti-Israel Vituperation of Turkey PM

Turkey's Prime Minister wants Israel banned from the UN over Gaza and told Israel's president "You kill people." The Times ignored those quotes, suggesting Erdogan is offering "healthy criticism."

ABC Exaggerates Thanksgiving Costs to Show Traditional Feast Will Gobble Wallets

Cost of a typical Thanksgiving dinner still a bargain, some say, and when adjusted for inflation, costs are actually down.

Are Secular Turks Paranoid About Islamic Influence?

In a turnabout, the Times mocks protestors in Turkey calling for less religion in public life: "Some concerns were snobbish: religious Turks were uneducated and poor, their pesky prayer rugs got ...

The Times Embraces One N-Word: "Nationalists"

Don't blame radical Muslims for the execution-style killings of three Christians in Turkey: "Turkish authorities detained five men for questioning, three 19-year-olds and two 20-year-olds; the ...

News Flash: Gas Prices Up with Thanksgiving Driving

CNN, NBC don't see a connection; NBC complains 5-cent jump in prices will 'gobble' up travel budget
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