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Scoop: The Past Week's Top 30

The top 30 rating items on Scoop over the past seven days were...

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Dates: 11/Mar/2002, 12/Mar/2002, 13/Mar/2002, 14/Mar/2002, 15/Mar/2002, 16/Mar/2002, 17/Mar/2002


1: Transcript: “Earth Shattering” World Bank Scoop

Transcript of Interview of Greg Palast, Journalist for BBC and Observer, London, by Alex Jones

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00044.htm


2: Flight 77 Mystery A Disinformation Campaign

"Then, when the government hands out photos of the actual impact taken by a security camera, the same media will work hard to dismiss all critics of the government, indeed the internet community as a whole, as not worthy of serious note. Intelligence ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00051.htm


3: Sludge Report #127 - The Hunt For Flight 77

In This Edition: The Hunt For Flight 77 - A Truly Remarkable French Website - Disinformation Warning! - Not Everyone Is Convinced - Eyewitness Reports Of The Crash….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00030.htm


4: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00079.htm


5: Sludge Report #129 – Great Pics, But No Flight 77

“Moment of impact at Pentagon” screams the headline. And startling new pictures all right (Why haven’t we seen these before!). But hold it a second. There is still no plane!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00047.htm


6: Police Raid Michael Moore Booksigning In San Diego

It's a few minutes before midnight, on Friday night on 3/8/2002. I'm in San Diego, and I have just escaped being arrested by the San Diego police. This book tour keeps getting more surreal, but the last hour has been unlike anything I have yet seen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00073.htm


7: Sludge Report #132 – Where’s Rodney?

In This Edition. Where’s Rodney? - Top Ten Reasons Why Rodney Hide Is Unable To Comment This Morning

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00082.htm


8: Howard's End: Secret Visitors May Be Kidnappers

The U.S. Government is using US-registered Gulfstream V jets to secretly transport dozens of people suspected of links to terrorists to countries other than the United States, bypassing extradition procedures and legal formalities. The same type of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00077.htm


9: Photo Sequence: Suicide Bomber Apparently Executed

The following sequence of photographs circulating on the Internet, taken by an amateur photographer, appear to show the execution of a Palestinian man, apparently on a suicide bombing mission, by Israeli police.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00086.htm


10: Scoop Feature: The Background To 911 Is Oil

The myth of perpetual American prosperity is destroyed by this layman-friendly analysis of the global oil picture and the hard choices facing the planet. Enron employees are only adding to a list of innocent American victims that is going to increase ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00058.htm


11: HARD NEWS 15/03/02 - Spite, Arrogance and Deceit

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Chaos. Tears. People arrested but not charged with any offence, or driven away by private muscle. An autocrat who badgers and intimidates his political opponents and accuses them of things they have not done. No, not Zimbabwe. That's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00103.htm


12: Sludge Report #130 – Flt 77, Searching For Answers

In This Edition. Flight 77: The Search For An Answer - Link: CNN Is Looking for More Pentagon Impact Pictures.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00056.htm


13: Scoop Images: 757 or F16? You Be The Judge

http://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/0203/411ac71d792ff595e75e.jpeg Image Highlighting The Plane That Hit The Pentagon...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00050.htm


14: Sludge Report #131 – Sludge Scoop Haunts Hide

In This Edition: Sludge Scoop Haunts Hide - The Free Money For The Greedy Mystery (Episode II) - What’s This All About? (Links From The Scoop Archives)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00074.htm


15: Michelle! Your Horse Is Sick

Desperation. Michelle Boag describing National as “a horse that's been training hard”, and “fit for a sprint down the home straight”. Really? Polls show the poor beast's weighted down, can hardly drag its sorry hooves to the starting gate.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00052.htm


16: Pasifika Festival Funding Auckland City Response

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following correspondence was received today from Auckland City Council’s Manager, Leisure Services. It follows up on questions raised in Anne Else’s Letter From Elsewhere on the subject of funding for the Pasifika festival.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00080.htm


17: March Plans Hot Up For "Wake Up Auckland"!

"The Wake Up Auckland" campaign looks forward to a large and enthusiastic march on Saturday 16 March. The march will leave sharp at 11 am at Queen Elizabeth Square and will proceed to Myers Park for a rally and concert.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0203/S00026.htm


18: Still Images: "The Bank" Movie

Four still images from "The Bank", a new movie thriller set in the world of high finance, a modern day story of alchemy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0203/S00026.htm


19: Scoop Images: Helms Deep Press Conference (1)

The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00121.htm


20: Two Suns In The Sunset

In less than two years, G W Bush has transformed the United States from leading peace-maker to world totalitarian nuclear aggressor.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00064.htm


21: Scoop Image: Image Of Flight 77 (Perspective)

The following image has been sent to Scoop by a reader keen to help with solving the Mystery of Flight 77. (Note: The Pentagon building is 78 feet high, the tail of a 757 is 44 feet high.)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00100.htm


22: Enron: The Anatomy of a Cover-Up

Fitts believes that the most damning evidence in the Enron case was allowed to slip away so that political damage to the current administration could be minimized and money stolen protected from recapture.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00066.htm


23: Scoop Links: US Nuclear Weapons Hit List

U.S. Nuclear Plan Sees New Weapons and New Targets - Nuclear Targeting Draft Shifts Focus From Russia - U.S. Works Up Plan for Using Nuclear Arms - US 'has nuclear hit list' - DoD Statement on Nuclear Posture Review

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00055.htm


24: Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition 14/3/2002

Upton-on-line reflects on the great history curriculum hullabaloo occasioned by James Belich’s bid to exorcise our recolonial demons, some words of wisdom from Ferdinand Mount on monarchy as a user-friendly source of authority and how the uncrowned but ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00088.htm


25: Peace On Earth, And Space Please Prime Minister!

I am writing to formally request that you support and sign the Space Preservation Treaty. There are only a few months remaining before the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty will be abrogated by the U.S. Administration on June 13, 2002. At that time, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0203/S00062.htm


26: 911 INVESTIGATION: Further Unanswered Questions

The following is the second part of a detailed analysis of the events of September 11th by anonymous analyst and netizen MalcontentX.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00098.htm


27: Scoop Interactive: Do You Hate Banks?

Authors of the first ten stories about banks accepted for publication on Scoop will receive a free double pass to see The Bank Movie, opening on the biggest Screen in the Southern Hemisphere at the Embassy Theatre on March 28th and moving to the Paramount ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00097.htm


28: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 12 March

Today's questions of the day concerned: Aquaculture Moratorium – Zimbabwe – Parole Reform – Mental Health Patients In Jail Cells – Confidence In Ministers – Rodney Hide, Scams and Fiji Speeches – Palmerston North Home Care – MS Drugs – NZ Vs Australia ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00072.htm


29: Kiwi Makes Flight To Intl. Gaming Developer Conf.

Tim Nixon is taking his first trip to California this month, thanks to a generous sponsorship grant from Electronic Arts (EA) NZ. The 19-year-old student is making history as the only student from the Asia Pacific region, and one of only 25 applicants ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0203/S00010.htm


30: David Bellamy Toasts West Coast Win

Today world-renowned ecologist Dr David Bellamy met with activists from Native Forest Action (NFA) in Hamilton to celebrate the campaign which saved 130,000ha of publicly-owned native forests from further logging.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0203/S00044.htm

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