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The complaisant watchdog: how the press missed the Madoff scandal

The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times slept while Bernie Madoff swindled. [Article first published in CounterPunch. To read the original click here.] An old maxim has it that newspa¬≠per editors separate the wheat from the chaff, then … Continue reading

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Fingleton vs. China: The empire strikes back

East Asian officials don’t take it lying down when a foreign correspondent investigates their guilty secrets. Below is an article I wrote for the International Herald Tribune‘s editorial page on the seventieth anniversary of the Nanking Massacre. The article noted … Continue reading

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