Norwegian society

A momentary blip…

You won’t believe it…. my computer decided to take a holiday… on top of all my other work, so therefore this short break. However, I took this unforeseen break to travel around a bit, I have spoken to many people, in…

Krasnik confronts his critics

lifted from aftenposten.no (google translate) Martin Krasnik caused a lot of bitter anger with his critical and confrontational interview with Mads Gilbert. This is his reply to his Norwegian “colleagues” Contributes to an entrenched conflict When I confront Mads Gilbert in…

THE MANY SOURCES OF THE WELL

Dagens Næringsliv 2014 08 02 p 38, 39 Bjørn Gabrielsen   Ibsen has described every phenomenon; also today’s debates in newspapers and Twitter. I n the 5th scene of “Peer Gynt”; the protagonist describes a performance he has watched in…

A sacrilege in Denmark

Our eminent Dr. Gilbert came back to Norway and was greeted like a hero. Masses came to the airport to cheer on him and the collective Norwegian media rolled over and bared their throats. No questions asked. None whatsoever. Then…

Israel in the news July 29 2014

Israel NRK Dagsnytt 1800 2014 07 29 Very Israel centric newscast, presenting at first Odd Karsten Tveit, acting Ambassador George Deek, Anniken Huitfeldt , and Kristian Norheim among others, commenting on several themes relating to Israel/Palestine. These themes ranged from…

Guaranteed unbiased coverage from TV2

Picture lifted from miff.no I hope the TV2 managers don’t underestimate the severe damage to their credibility when covering the Israel-Gaza conflict when they have reporters who so clearly state their mind. In recent weeks we have once more seen…