Cambodia http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6273/all en Times Again Leaves Out Communism in Coverage of Khmer Rouge Atrocities http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-again-leaves-out-communism-coverage-khmer-rouge-atrocities <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seth Mydans&#039; reports from Cambodia on the verdict in the trial of a Khmer Rouge jailer, but fails to explain or even mention the ideology that motivated the Communist group to kill almost two million of its citizens. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Seth Mydans' dispatches from Cambodia on Monday ("<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/26/world/asia/26cambo.html?ref=seth_mydans">A Verdict Is Due in the First Trial of a Major Khmer Rouge Figure</a>") and Tuesday ("<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/27/world/asia/27cambodia.html?ref=seth_mydans">Prison Term for Khmer Rouge Jailer Leaves many Dissatisfied"</a>) relayed the surprisingly lenient verdict in Cambodia of the Khmer Rouge jailer and killer known as "Duch." They were unsparing and graphic, but strangely incomplete.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-again-leaves-out-communism-coverage-khmer-rouge-atrocities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BiasByOmission Cambodia Communism KhmerRouge liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias SethMydans TimesWatch Tue, 27 Jul 2010 18:00:00 +0000 admin 7730 at http://www.mrc.org Chris Matthews Compares Conservatives to Murderous Khmer Rouge http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/chris-matthews-compares-conservatives-murderous-khmer-rouge <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="194" width="240"><param value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xduznz2GQu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><embed height="194" width="240" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=Xduznz2GQu&amp;c1=0x8CA2B9&amp;c2=0x385E87&amp;sm=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"></embed></object></div><p>Appearing on the January 29 "Rachel Maddow Show," fellow MSNBCer Chris Matthews compared Republican conservatives to the Khmer Rouge, <a target="_</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/chris-matthews-compares-conservatives-murderous-khmer-rouge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert Cambodia ChrisMatthews HateSpeech KhmerRouge liberalmediabias MSNBC RachelMaddow smears Mon, 01 Feb 2010 17:53:00 +0000 35620 at http://www.mrc.org The Times Fails to Call Genocidal Khmer Rouge Regime "Communist" http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-fails-call-genocidal-khmer-rouge-regime-communist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Seth Mydans reverts to old bad habits in his followup story on a trial in Cambodia of a Khmer Rouge torturer. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">During its April coverage of the trial in Phnom Penh of a Khmer Rouge prison torturer known as Duch, Times Watch <a href="http://timeswatch.org/articles/2009/20090401144111.aspx%20" target="_self">criticized the Times </a>for a story that completely ignored the Communist nature of the genocidal Khmer Rouge, which imposed radical agrarian Communism on the populace and deported city-dwellers to the countryside, where forced labor and killings led to the deaths of up to 1.5 million Cambodians. (The Khmer Rouge was also known as the Khmer Communist Party.) </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-fails-call-genocidal-khmer-rouge-regime-communist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Cambodia Communism Duck Genocide KhmerRouge NewYorkTimes NYTimes SethMydans TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 23 Jun 2009 17:28:00 +0000 admin 6910 at http://www.mrc.org The Times Finally Puts Right Label on Communist Khmer Rouge http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-finally-puts-right-label-communist-khmer-rouge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Times Watch recently criticized the paper for scrubbing a reference to the Communist nature of the genocidal Khmer Rouge. Today, the word &quot;Communist&quot; is prominent. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Good for the Times: In Thursday's edition, Seth Mydans reported from Cambodia on how many of the young are ignorant of the atrocities committed by the Communist Khmer Rouge. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-finally-puts-right-label-communist-khmer-rouge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Cambodia Communism KhmerRouge LabelingBias NewYorkTimes NYTimes SethMydans TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 09 Apr 2009 18:00:00 +0000 admin 6767 at http://www.mrc.org The Times Trumpets Unlikely Poster Boy Against Deportation http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-trumpets-unlikely-poster-boy-against-deportation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seth Mydans fails to warm Times Watch&#039;s cold heart with this anecdote about &quot;K.K.&quot;, an immigrant deported to his home country: &quot;It was only after he was convicted of armed robbery at 18 that he discovered that he was not a citizen.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">The Times' love for immigrants, including those who commit violent crimes, knows no borders. "K.K.", a Cambodian immigrant to the United States who was deported after being convicted of armed robbery, is the unlikely subject of Seth Mydans' sob story from Phnom Penh, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/30/world/asia/30dancer.html?scp=" target=_self ? 2&sq='seth%20mydans&st=cse"'>U.S. Deportee </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/30/world/asia/30dancer.html?scp=" ? 2&sq='seth%20mydans&st=cse"'>Brings Street Dance to Street Boys of Cambodia</a>."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-trumpets-unlikely-poster-boy-against-deportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Cambodia Deportation immigration NewYorkTimes NYTimes SethMydans TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Mon, 01 Dec 2008 19:27:00 +0000 admin 6556 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Attacks Term "Swift Boating" After Years of Using It http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-attacks-term-swift-boating-after-years-using-it <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Kate Zernike, the Times most ardent John Kerry defender, finds another front from which to launch attacks on the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">On Monday's front page, reporter Kate Zernike continued to fight valiantly for the liberal version of the Lost Cause - the restoration of John Kerry's Vietnam reputation.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-attacks-term-swift-boating-after-years-using-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Cambodia Campaign2004 Gaffes JohnKerry KateZernike NewYorkTimes NYTimes SwiftBoatVeterans ThomasLipscomb TimesWatch TimesWatch.org vietnam Mon, 30 Jun 2008 17:56:00 +0000 admin 6252 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Again Hails Iraq 'Turning Point,' CBS: 'Major Blow' to Bush --8/24/2007 http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-again-hails-iraq-turning-point-cbs-major-blow-bush-8242007 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p> <b><font face="Arial"> <br /> </font> </b><b>1.</b> <a href="#1"><b>NBC Again Hails Iraq 'Turning Point,' CBS: 'Major Blow' to Bush </b></a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-again-hails-iraq-turning-point-cbs-major-blow-bush-8242007" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division border Cambodia Fri, 24 Aug 2007 04:00:00 +0000 34200 at http://www.mrc.org CyberAlert -- 04/22/1998 -- Gore Charity Shortchanged http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-04221998-gore-charity-shortchanged <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brent-baker">Brent Baker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" width="98%"> <tr> <td width="98%" valign="top"> <p><b>Make "Killer" SUVs "Kindler & Gentler;" Gore Charity Shortchanged</b></p> <p><a href="#1">1) CBS and NBC skipped the scandals but CNN and ABC highlighted Bush's letter. Only FNC mentioned Jim Guy Tucker or McCurry's dodging. ABC looked at the upside of Microsoft's dominance.</a></p></td></tr></table></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cyberalert-04221998-gore-charity-shortchanged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Cambodia utility Wed, 22 Apr 1998 04:00:00 +0000 31782 at http://www.mrc.org