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Danny Schechter

The Mandela Barbie

I can’t take it anymore. All week, I’ve watched Nelson Mandela reduced to a Barbie doll

New York Times Reports Illegal Vote Purge

The New York Times has uncovered Katherine Harris’ wipe out of thousands of voters … only three years after killing the story exposed by the BBC TV and the Guardian. Here, ‘News Dissector’ Schechter, formerly of ABC’s 20/20, asks how The Times could editorialize on a story they never ran in the first place. And note the Times still can’t bring itself to say that the color of illegally purged voters is … Black.