TITLE

Allister Sparks Laments the Journalistic Decline of the United States--His Lodestar

AUTHOR(S)
Friedman, Saul
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the reply of Allister Sparks, a journalist and a consultant for a South African Bank, to the author regarding the former's dislike to go to the U.S. According to the author, Sparks does not have any intentions to visit the U.S. again because of its behavior since September 11, 2001. Sparks stated that he is disgusted by people cheering for the U.S. soldiers in Iraq. He despised the idea of patriotism. He asserted that the press reportage is turning against the war in Iraq because the U.S. is losing the battle.
ACCESSION #
24770626

 

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