Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sidsel Wold lets it rip

Sidsel Wold is triumphant these days. After her jury nullification acquittal by the Broadcasting Council and a flurry of awards and nominations, she obviously feels she can let loose on the home stretch. Her latest rant is an attempt at…

Normakor weekly summary Week of May 22nd

The weekly summaries are supplied by Normakor. Norwegian media memes on Israel, Jews, and the Middle East Week of May 22, 2011 Aftenposten’s article titled “Rich Jews Threaten Obama” (reported here last week) created a bit of a stir-up, prompting…

Nobody likes a know-it-all, Jonas

Foreign minister Støre wrote an article for Dagsavisen that was also published on the government website. Here follows an unauthorized translation: Dialogue: upheavals in the Arab world could also provide a framework for a new spring between Palestinians and Israelis.…

Duck gets police escort

Life in Norway is not all sunshine and roses. Sometimes tough decisions need to be made. As luck has it, the Norwegian media corps usually manages to stay on top of the situation. Verdens Gang journalist Anders Park Framstad reports:…