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Thomas Friedman: Why CNN Shouldn't Have Fired Octavia Nasr Over Hezbollah Comment

New York Times | THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I find Nasr's firing troubling. Yes, she made a mistake. Reporters covering a beat should not be issuing condolences for any of the actors they cover....

Freedom of Speech for Some but Not All

Salam Al Marayati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Salam Al Marayati

Stop lecturing the Middle East about free speech when the tar-and-feather political lynch mobs tear apart our media. End the hypocrisy now and protest Schumer and Sherman for advocating the dehumanization of Palestinians.

CNN's Octavia Nasr: Another Victim of America's Thought Police

Abbas Barzegar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abbas Barzegar

For most outsiders Ayatollah Fadlallah was just another bearded Muslim priest warped in from the medieval period hell bent on destroying western civilization. For Middle East insiders he was a moderating force.

CNN Editor OUT After Controversial Hezbollah Tweet

Huffington Post | Lindsay Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's Octavia Nasr is leaving the network over a tweet in which she praised a late Hezbollah leader. Nasr, CNN's Senior Editor of Middle East affairs...