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Yesterday’s top 29 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Photo-Essay 1: Consider Whom You Bomb

Warning. These Graphic Images May Disturb: Dawn air raids pounded areas south of Baghdad on Saturday March 29, after a night in which the Information Ministry was targeted by U.S. cruise missiles and Iraqis said an attack on a market killed dozens ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00286.htm


2: Photo-Essay 2: Consider Whom You Bomb

Warning. These Graphic Images May Disturb: Dawn air raids pounded areas south of Baghdad on Saturday March 29, after a night in which the Information Ministry was targeted by U.S. cruise missiles and Iraqis said an attack on a market killed dozens ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00285.htm


3: The Development Of War Propaganda

The hackneyed phrase maintains that truth is the first casualty of war, but this does not suggest nearly clearly enough that it is a casualty because the US and UK governments are making a concerted attempt to destroy it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00277.htm


4: Contradictions & Absurdities Concerning Iraq War

The title could be the name of a television quiz show, although I doubt the subject matter would attract a large audience, especially in that key market of the United States.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00293.htm


5: Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00258.htm


6: Scoop Feedback: Death and Casualty From Iraq

The following feedback has been received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00265.htm


7: Photo-Essay 3: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00260.htm


8: Wartime Mind Control Tactics – A Survivor Speaks

Something’s been bothering me lately. My fear stems from the awareness that a successful campaign is being waged through much of the media to shut down logic and critical thinking in the minds of most Americans.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00294.htm


9: IAEA labels Bush "fake", Powell "inauthentic"

A mere three weeks after the International Atomic Energy Agency demonstrated conclusively that letters between Iraq and Niger about the purchase of uranium were forgeries, the U.N. body is about to prove an even more startling claim: President George W. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00281.htm


10: Scoop Images: U.S. POWs Shown On Al Jazeera TV

An unknown group of U.S. soldiers have been captured by Iraqi forces. The U.S. mainstream media has not shown footage of the event, even though they have shown footage of Iraqi POWs. Apparently there are five U.S. soldiers captured, and an unknown number ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00212.htm


11: News Consumers Beware: You Are Being Lied To

News consumers beware: You are being lied to. Throughout the build up to the war in Iraq the US and UK governments tried to show that Iraq had weapons of Mass Destruction and that Hussein was a threat. Within days and sometimes hours these lies were exposed ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00282.htm


12: Scoop Continues To Publish Reality Of War Images

Editorial: Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage of this US invasion of Iraq will not be censored nor sanitised. Let us consider why this is so.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00261.htm


13: HARD NEWS 31/03/03 - The Missiles Etc.

The latest posts are below. Mine is a bit of Internet sleuthing about the missile attacks that killed so many civilians in Baghdad last week - we're being lied to - Jolisa's is another crucial dispatch from New York, and Chad's is some weird jazz.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00290.htm


14: Kidd Millennium: Shock 'N Awe

Well, it’s been a couple of weeks since the US’s first pre-emptive strike on Iraq and still no sign of that new boy band “Shock ‘Nawe”. American patriots and war protestors alike have been glued to their TV sets like moths to a flame to catch a glimpse of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00292.htm


15: Photo-Essay 2: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00259.htm


16: Bernard Weiner: The Vietnam Connection

Anyone Detect a Familiar Odor in the Air? The Vietnam Connection By Bernard Weiner The Crisis Papers

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00283.htm


17: Resignation Letter from Yet Another U.S. Diplomat

Truthout.org's Editor's Note: The following is a copy of Mary Wright's letter of resignation to Secretary of State Colin Powell. Wright was most recently the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. She helped open the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00489.htm


18: Semantics, US Soldiers and The Philippines

As we mobilize against the murderous onslaught on Iraq we cannot afford to ignore US military operations in other parts of the world. The Philippines has seen the second biggest US military deployment since Afghanistan. Aziz Choudry writes...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00291.htm


19: Cheney's Daughter To Be Human Shield In Baghdad?

The United Arab Emirates leading semi-official daily newspaper, Alittihad, reported on Thursday that a US government delegation had arrived in Amman, Jordan, on its way to Baghdad for negotiations with the Iraqi government about an immediate ceasefire. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00275.htm


20: Peter Jackson To Direct 'King Kong' For Universal

Five-time Academy Award(R) nominee Peter Jackson will direct "King Kong" for Universal Pictures, it was announced today by Stacey Snider, Chairman, Universal Pictures.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0303/S00129.htm


21: Two Medical Journal Reports On A1 and A2 Milk

Nutritional epidemiology is notoriously complex and the results difficult to interpret. The scientific literature is replete with contradictory and unconfirmed findings. The lay literature is even more confusing. Coronary heart disease (CHD) epidemiology ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0301/S00022.htm


22: Firas Al-Atraqchi: What You Aren't Being Told

Remember all those "intelligence sources" who promised that Iraqis would be cheering as the U.S. and U.K. armies rolled into Basra or Nasiriyah or any major town in southern Iraq? Apparently, in day 7 of the invasion of Iraq, these intelligence ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00247.htm


23: Michael Franti on Gov't Surveillance of His Band

Hip Hop Artist Michael Franti Speaks Out on U.S. Government Surveillance of his Band and MTV Self-Censorship

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00274.htm


24: Bomb Kills U.S. Troops - Missile Damages Kuwait

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2003 -- Five U.S. 3rd Infantry Division soldiers were killed in Iraq today by an apparent suicide bomber at a road checkpoint near Najaf.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00485.htm


25: Scoop Images: The Last Iraq War Looked Like This

A few days after the end of the Gulf ground war, an American soldier inspects the carbonized bodies of Iraqi soldiers killed when their convoy of vehicles was bombed and strafed by Allied aircraft as the convoy attempted to retreat from Kuwait back ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0301/S00125.htm


26: War Pictures Cause Yellowtimes.Org To Be Shut Down

Somebody doesn't like hearing the truth. Okay, for a second, lets scratch that and choose a slightly less politically charged term. Someone doesn't like to be disputed with alternative views, counterclaims, research and fact. Someone wants you, the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00228.htm


27: Right Talk - Weekly Comment from Bill English

Helen Clark will never again visit Washington as New Zealand Prime Minister. She's too proud to go where she will no longer be allowed through the door of any senior official or politician. Her argument that New Zealand's position on the Iraqi war ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00575.htm


28: Scoop Feedback: Death and Casualty From Iraq (2)

The following is additional feedback received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war. For earlier feedback on this issue see… Scoop Feedback: Death and Casualty From Iraq

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00278.htm


29: Stateside: Something Beginning With "Ch"

It's Friday morning here, and I have the day off work because of a holiday honoring Cesar Chavez. He's a Mexican American who established the National Farmworkers Association in Delano, California, in 1962 - an organisation that gained international fame in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00284.htm


30: Satellite Images: Iraq Bathed In A Winged Cloud

Image taken by the NASA MODIS satellite Terra 01/28/03 07:50 UTC

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0301/S00148.htm

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