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Michael Calderone

News Outlets Protest Exclusion From Senate Torture Report Briefing

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Three news organizations, including The Huffington Post, are protesting the "apparently deliberate exclusion" from the Senate Intelligence...

Obama Calls It 'Torture,' But The Media Still Won't

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.02.2014 | Media

Even President Obama's blunt declaration on Friday that the United States "tortured some folks" in the years after the 9/11 attacks was not enough to ...

Jack Mirkinson

The Media Still Won't Call It 'Torture'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.16.2014 | Media

In recent weeks, the controversy surrounding the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA interrogations during the Bush administration has been ...

NY Times Still Not Ready To Use 'Torture'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.16.2013 | Media

The New York Times has yet to drop its hesitation about using the word "torture," judging by a high-profile article on Tuesday. The article, by Sco...

NY Times Describes 'Torture' More Under Obama

Michael Calderone | Posted 02.12.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

These days, the "debate" in the media seems less about whether waterboarding is a form of torture and more about the portrayal of torture in the soon-to-be-released film Zero Dark Thirty.