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NOBEL LAUREATES CONDEMN NBC’S STARS EARN STRIPES

August 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Nine winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have written an open letter to NBC, condemning the network’s new reality series Stars Earn Stripes for “expand[ing] on an inglorious tradition of glorifying war and armed violence.” The nine strongly objected to the promos for the war airing during the network’s telecast of the Olympics. “Military training […]

CHINA BLOCKS NEWS OF NOBEL PRIZE AWARDED TO DISSIDENT

October 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

China has imposed a total news blackout on the decision of the Nobel committee to award this year’s Peace Prize to imprisoned pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. Western news reports said that state-run television made virtually no mention of the award except in isolated cases in which it quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying that […]