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    • peter
    • 25.01.07 | 16:11 (IST)

    We heard some excerpts from Katsav's speech, he was compalining about Arutz 2. Whatever the man did, the courts will deal with it. However, the modern media fry you on a rack before you reach court. Sensationalist coverage sells papers-whether there is any truth in the accusations or not. The media are hypocritical and shallow, their role as guardians of free speech in a democracy is minimal. No ethical standards, no code of conduct, no press council to reign them in. The ethics of politicians aren't very convincing either. Both are a reflection of a society in disarray, where only one thing counts: $.

    from the article: Katsav's Masks / The speech of his life
    First published 00:00 25.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.01.07
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