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January 6, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Inconvenient Truths About Al Jazeera

March 26, 2011 | Economics One

Blogging Blocked in Beijing

One of the things I like most about blogging is that I can post from anywhere in the world—Tokyo, Milan, Washington—not just from my home or office at Stanford. Well not exactly...
March 17, 2011 | What Paul Gregory Is Writing About

Is the Press Causing More Damage than the Japanese Nuclear Accident Itself?

The current hysterical press and TV reports are indeed creating a “mental health impact” as large as or larger than that of Chernobyl...
February 18, 2011 | What Paul Gregory Is Writing About

Truths of Putin’s Justice: A Courageous Women, the Internet, and More on Khodorkovsky

At a much higher level, the Khodorkovsky verdict is having uncomfortable ramifications...
December 15, 2010 | What Paul Gregory Is Writing About

Khodorkovsky Verdict Delayed

The reason for the delay is obvious: Western newsmen leave Moscow between Christmas and New Year. Few will be in the Moscow court room to hear the predictable guilty verdict and the new prison sentence...
December 14, 2010 | Advancing a Free Society

Freedom of the Press, Russian Style

Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to negative characterizations of Russia as a mafia state in the leaked U.S. diplomatic cables by claiming the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for sexual assault in Sweden demonstrates the United States isn’t as democratic as we pretend to be...
December 8, 2010 | Guardian (UK)

The foreign correspondent is dead. Long live the foreign correspondent

The de luxe life satirised in Evelyn Waugh's Scoop has gone for good, but we can still preserve the best of a necessary craft...
November 30, 2010 | Daily Beast

The Fall of India's Katie Couric?

Barkha Dutt, one of the country’s pre-eminent news anchors, faces a grilling today over an ethics scandal that has India abuzz—and lays bare the corruption at the heart of Indian journalism...
October 14, 2010 | Daily Caller (DC)

Golden opportunity, red tape

The hundreds of journalists and pundits rhapsodizing about the rescue of the Chilean miners might want to give some thought to the preventable, ongoing disaster of vitamin A deficiency that is making millions of lives so miserable — and short...
June 1, 2010 | Corner (National Review Online)

The Turkish Government as Global Arbiter of Ethnic Violence

The virulent worldwide reaction to Israeli’s handling of the Gaza flotilla has been quite instructive...