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Going to Iraq

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 3, 2007 11:00 AM

Paging Kathleen Carroll My blogging has been lighter than usual the past few weeks due to family time, Fox News duties, holiday chaos, holiday illness–and, yes, planning for a trip to Iraq. As you know, ex-CNN newsman Eason Jordan extended an invitation to me three weeks ago to go to Iraq to investigate the Associated […]

Questions about the John Kerry photo; answer: it’s real and accurate

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 28, 2006 01:37 PM

***12/29 update: see below…a message from the US Army captain/milblogger in Iraq who posted the photo…and corroborating photos…*** TPM Muckraker has some questions about the Lonely Kerry photo posted by Scott Hennen and linked by Power Line, me, and others. Justin Rood writes: At Hennen’s site, commenter “Anthony” noted that the picture’s embedded data, just […]

The ambulance wars continue

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 28, 2006 11:55 AM

***Update 805pm: reax from readers posted below *** You all remember the ambulances in Qana that were supposedly targeted by Israel last summer. And you all remember Zombietime’s thorough, devastating analysis arguing that the alleged attacks probably never happened. Last week, Human Rights Watch released a report purporting to debunk the debunkers. To its credit, […]

Reuters pictures of the year; Plus: lessons for AP

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 14, 2006 09:04 PM

Yahoo! News is currently featuring a slideshow of Reuters pictures of the year. The gallery of 208 images includes everything from a guy submerged in tomatoes, to soccer shots, celebrity cheesecake, more celebrity cheesecake, more sports shots, the Chavez-Castro lovefest, the lady speared with a javelin, Mel Gibson’s mugshot, more celebrity cheesecake, and, oh, did […]

Word/phrase of the yearPlus: Blogger contests galore

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 11, 2006 07:52 AM

Merriam-Webster announced theirs over the weekend. Here are your nominations. Readers sent in a few entries coined in previous years, but they’ve held their currency, so they made the cut: What’s the word/phrase of the year? Absolute Moral Authority Cartoon Rage Culture of corruption Cut and run Fauxtography [Fill-in-the-blank]-gate (Plame, Foley, Jamil, etc.) [Fill-in-the-blank] Derangement […]

Word of the year: Theirs and ours

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 10, 2006 12:01 PM

Merriam-Webster announced its word of the year. Stephen Colbert triumphed in the dictionary website’s online poll: Merriam-Webster’s Words of the Year 2006 As expected, there were a few surprises in store for us as we pored through your submissions for our first Word of the Year online survey. Either the vast majority of you out […]

Questioning a NYTimes reporter; challenging CBS News & ASNE

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 5, 2006 09:15 AM

The Associated Press controversy over its six burning Sunnis story is not just about AP. It’s a burning credibility crisis that stretches from Pallywood to the Fauxtography scandal and beyond. Milblogger Greyhawk takes on the Times’ Ed Wong and his reporting in Hurriya. Greyhawk zeroes in on this paragraph: From morning until afternoon, at least […]

The alleged war atrocity thatthe NYTimes can’t substantiate

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 4, 2006 09:26 AM

***update: video – Jules Crittenden on Fox*** The controversy over the Associated Press’ coverage of the alleged burning of six burning Sunnis in Hurriya, Iraq last month continues–even if most of the media refuses to confront it. This morning, the New York Times’ Tom Zeller–one of the few on the case–follows up his blog coverage […]

Rumors and reporting in Iraq

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 30, 2006 10:39 AM

***scroll for updates…NYTimes blogger Tom Zeller Jr weighs in…plus: bloggers note the significance of the capture of Mazer Al-Jubouri, aka the Baghdad Sniper, and his group…103pm Eastern…Curt has posted the AP’s non-response response…802pm Eastern update on the source list…see below…*** I’ve been following up with CENTCOM on the Associated Press/sketchy sources brouhaha. Just heard this […]

Michael Kinsley sneers at the Internet

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 28, 2006 10:32 AM

What a waste of time and space Michael Kinsley’s latest piece of superficial snark is: Social networking sites such as MySpace (for which Rupert Murdoch paid $580 million last year) are vast celebrations of solipsism. “My interests are music, girls, sports, clothes, cars and oo did i forget to mention girls,” writes Lex, a featured […]