Tag Archive for Aftenposten

Aftenposten emulates (Iranian) PressTV

Norwegian punditry has had some serious indigestion lately. As much as they revere Barack Obama and despise Netanyahu, it takes a lot of work to parse the language of each to make sure that they appear to be of entirely…

Sidsel Wold, victim du jour

Nobody has the right to harass or abuse Sidsel Wold (or anyone else). And anyone who does is doing a disservice to the legitimate criticism she (and anyone else) deserves. It’s not just a matter of civility, it’s a matter of constructive…

Censorship of the uninformed

Blogger arrested in Egypt, Norwegian broadsheet Aftenposten reports. Somehow, the journalist failed to find out why. In a piece in today’s Aftenposten, “The army sets limits on people’s freedom”, Journalist Tor Arne Andreassen mentions blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad, who was…

School bus recap

What the Norwegian media has told us, and what it couldn’t be bothered to mention. Information in Norwegian about how Hamas targeted an Israeli school buss with an anti-tank missile yesterday has been almost exclusively channelled through one piece by…

Once more, with feeling

Associate professor Trond Andresens response to being criticized by Alan Dershowitz (mentioned previously on this site) was published on Aftenpostens website, serendipitously, on April 1st.  Yesterday it appeared in print as well. We might take this opportunity to meditate on Andresens…

Aftenposten is a dirty liar!

On Thursday October 28, Aftenposten served the following photo to unsuspecting readers: The text accompanying the picture goes…. ….Palestinian man restrained by Israeli Riot police in the PALESTINIAN town of Umm el Fahm in the North of Israel….. The picture…