By the way, New York Times’ coverage of the funeral of King Fahd is not qualitatively different from that in the Arab media. Not a single critic of the King is interviewed, and the reference to tributes to the king in the Arab media leaves out this crucial piece of information: that it is owned by members of the royal family. And guess who the New York Times sent to cover the funeral?

Posted on August 3, 2005 by As'ad