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PAKISTAN CALLS FOREIGN REPORTING “ILLEGAL”

May 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Apparently reacting to negative broadcast news accounts questioning Pakistan’s baffling role in the hunting down of Osama bin Laden, the Islamabad government has ordered nine international news channels, including CNN, Fox News, and the BBC, to halt what it said are “illegal” broadcasts from Abbottabad, the town where bin Laden had holed up for several […]

TWITTER SCOOPS TV ON BIN LADEN DEATH

May 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On Sunday, a day when broadcast and cable news operations are notoriously lean and lacking, it was Twitter that initially spread the word that Osama bin Laden had been killed during a 40-minute military operation at his secret residence in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The Twitter frontier was ablaze with the news more than an hour before […]