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Adbusters vs. New York Times

What happened to our right of reply?

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Hey you jammers, dreamers and truth-tellers out there,

In the wake of #OCCUPYWALLSTREET, the corporate media have tried repeatedly to discredit the movement. We've been called every name in the book but the lowest blow has come from the New York Times who have twice taken a nasty swipe at Adbusters. Now, they refuse to print the truth.

Go to Mondoweiss and check the fight we're having to exercise our right of reply.

And if you feel outraged by the Times' refusal to run our full letter then shout it, tweet it, and give it the rounds. Perhaps Executive Editor Jill Abramson might be swayed by a few emails telling her that it would be grossly unfair and against all journalistic standards for the New York Times to deny Adbusters adequate right of reply. Be creative … do whatever you can to put some pressure on them to do the right thing.

It seems the real story here is that Adbusters has upset the pro-Israel and anti-Palestine bias that has marred the New York Times over many years in some of its editorials, columns and especially with the reporting by Isabel Kershner and the Times' Jerusalem bureau chief Ethan Bronner. Ms. Kershner and Mr. Bronner – who has a son who served in the Israeli army – both have deep ties to the Israel of today. Their often ahistorical, context-free reporting is partly to blame for what Adbusters has called "the United States of Amnesia."

A cultural shift is in order at one of the great newspapers of the world … and that just might start with them agreeing to print our letter.

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Anonymous

Dear Blogger,

The New York Times is one of the most liberal newspapers in the United States. But, even they see that your so-called "movement" is nothing more than a childish attempt to sow the seeds of anarchy, using anti-Semitism as one of your primary tools.

You can "shout, tweet" and otherwise make yourselves annoying to the 99% or normal people in this country, but you and your fantasies are doomed to die the death of 1,000 cuts, as reality sets in and you realize that most people see you and the rest of the OWS crowd for the children, psychopaths, and morons that they are.

People are starting to wake up to the fact that you idiots are delusional and potentially dangerous. Good luck swaying hears and minds, as those very same hearts and minds start to see you for the fools and infants that you really are.

Sincerely,

A member of the *real* 99%

Anonymous

Dear Blogger,

The New York Times is one of the most liberal newspapers in the United States. But, even they see that your so-called "movement" is nothing more than a childish attempt to sow the seeds of anarchy, using anti-Semitism as one of your primary tools.

You can "shout, tweet" and otherwise make yourselves annoying to the 99% or normal people in this country, but you and your fantasies are doomed to die the death of 1,000 cuts, as reality sets in and you realize that most people see you and the rest of the OWS crowd for the children, psychopaths, and morons that they are.

People are starting to wake up to the fact that you idiots are delusional and potentially dangerous. Good luck swaying hears and minds, as those very same hearts and minds start to see you for the fools and infants that you really are.

Sincerely,

A member of the *real* 99%

Anonymous

There we go again.
If nothing else works call them anti-Semitic.
It used to be that one was called anti-Semitic if he hated Jews.
Then the definition widened. You became anti-Semitic if the Jews hated you.
Now you are anti-Semitic if you do not let a Jew have his way with you.

Anonymous

There we go again.
If nothing else works call them anti-Semitic.
It used to be that one was called anti-Semitic if he hated Jews.
Then the definition widened. You became anti-Semitic if the Jews hated you.
Now you are anti-Semitic if you do not let a Jew have his way with you.

Anonymous

so says one of the 1% (strangely renamed 'the *real* 99%'; I'm guessing that if you cannot fight against an idea then the best thing to do is to co-opt it and corrupt its meaning.)

Anonymous

so says one of the 1% (strangely renamed 'the *real* 99%'; I'm guessing that if you cannot fight against an idea then the best thing to do is to co-opt it and corrupt its meaning.)

expressarch

Wow! A corporate shill!! Do you realize that most people see adbusters and the rest of the OWS crowd as the patriots that are fighting for all of us? Fools and infants? Delusional? Yeah, that's what Louis XIV and The King of England thought too. We are the 99%. I live in rural America and know the vast amount of support the movement has in America and the world. So, do yourself a favor and turn off Fox "news" and learn something. See www.prairiefirenews.com for the truth about how we feel in rural America. We're fed up with media lies and Wall Street corruption. Why aren't you? Don't you know when you're being screwed?

expressarch

Wow! A corporate shill!! Do you realize that most people see adbusters and the rest of the OWS crowd as the patriots that are fighting for all of us? Fools and infants? Delusional? Yeah, that's what Louis XIV and The King of England thought too. We are the 99%. I live in rural America and know the vast amount of support the movement has in America and the world. So, do yourself a favor and turn off Fox "news" and learn something. See www.prairiefirenews.com for the truth about how we feel in rural America. We're fed up with media lies and Wall Street corruption. Why aren't you? Don't you know when you're being screwed?

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