Differences of Opinion

posted November 10, 2005 by Jer

JerIt always strikes me as fascinating how the same story is reported differently in our country as opposed to say, England. This isn't really an extreme case, but it's one that got my attention enough to talk about it on my little soap box here. Check it out.



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The stories themselves are pretty close, but it's the headlines that got me. BBC's "We're okay! We're not afraid!" vs CNN's "ARR! ANGER! WAR!" Well, that's what I read into it. Draw your own conclusions.

One more thing I just noticed. See how the BBC quotes King Abdullah, while CNN quotes "Jordanians?" Dunno what point I can make off that one. I need to get Jeff, Xrys or Drew to write the next part of this.