Tuesday, September 24, 2013

'Islam,' 'Muslim' censored from newspaper reports on Kenya, Pakistan attacks

It's quite amazing just how Politically Correct and cowardly the main Stream Media in America has become.  The MSM's refusal to use the word Muslim when describing Muslim terrorist attacks  is almost a joke, except that it denies the public the unvarnished truth about the Islamic, Muslim jihad directed against the West.


'Islam,' 'Muslim' censored from newspaper reports on Kenya, Pakistan attacks

By Katie Yoder
Published September 24, 2013

Editor's note: The following commentary originally appeared on NewsBusters.org. It is used with permission.

Dare a top newspaper journalist to play connect-the-dots and chances are he’ll fail miserably – at least with drawing the line between Islam and terrorism.

In Nairobi, Kenya last weekend, Islamist militants took over a high-end shopping mall and began executing non-Muslims. In Pakistan, Islamist suicide bombers detonated at a Christian Church on Sunday.

Yet on Monday, September 23, 90 percent of the top ten (via circulation numbers) daily newspapers’ headlines in the United States censored the words “Islam” and Muslim” from Nairobi and Pakistan reports. One – the New York Daily News – didn’t even have a headline for the latest Islamic terrorist attacks. That’s journalism at its finest.

The Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) headline by Heidi Vogt announced that “Assault on Mall Stuns Kenya” and called the act a “terrorist attack” by “armed militants.” In a small reference to the Pakistan Christian fatalities, the newspaper credited a group linked with the “Pakistan Taliban.”

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