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Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: 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


2: 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


3: 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


4: 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


5: Laurie Manis: Lest We Forget

Nazism was a form of government that restricted personal freedom but permitted private ownership of property. It called for aggressive nationalism, militarism and expansion of Germany's spheres of control through military conquest. The Nazis glorified Germany ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00116.htm


6: Image: A Wider Angle View Of The Fall Of Baghdad

The above image is a wide angle shot – source unknown – of the scene around the famous fall of the bronze statue in Baghdad, a scene hailed by US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld as the equivalent of the fall of the Berlin Wall and purveyed on the front ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00117.htm


7: UQ Wire: 911 - They Let It Happen On Purpose!

Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00068.htm


8: 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


9: Photo-Essay 1: NZ Marches Against US War Machine

Thousands people took to the streets of Auckland, and hundreds more in Wellington, Dunedin and other centres today as part of an International Day Of Action. This essay includes: Peace and Song in Ponsoby Park - Let The March Begin...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00125.htm


10: Scoop Links: Where Is Saddam?

Where Is Saddam? Everyone wants to know, nobody does, and there are numerous media theories to fill the vacuum. Some say Syria, others on route, and in Tehran the view of at least one analyst is that Saddam has been evacuated to Russia, a story seemingly ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00120.htm


11: America's Right To Do Whatever It Pleases

The U.S. is claiming a "sovereign right" to try Iraqi officials as war criminals. I thought it was a nice touch, including, as it does, an allusion both to Bush's scholarly observations on Nazis and an assertion of rights. Rights are always good, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00118.htm


12: Thousands Outraged At TVNZ's Pro-US Bias

''We are deeply disgusted at the extent to which TVNZ has - through its news service - become a mouthpiece and visual portal for an unrelenting stream of bald US/UK propaganda and blatant lies.''

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00122.htm


13: Photo-Essay : White House ‘Liberation’ Images

Iraq's UN ambassador Mohammed Al-Douri said today 'the game is over, and I hope peace will prevail.' His comments to reporters in New York were the first admission by an Iraqi official that Saddam's forces had been overwhelmed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00106.htm


14: Venezuela - A Year Later

A year ago, Venezuela's democracy narrowly survived a major test as rightist sectors of the middle-class-led opposition joined with several ranking military officers to briefly overthrow President Chavez, taking advantage of an ongoing popular protest ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0304/S00207.htm


15: Soak up that propaganda

Saddam's regime is on the brink, a joyous occasion to be sure, after years of tyranny, supported by the US, UK and other western governments while committing his worst crimes, and then 12 years of sanctions which made his regime stronger and ordinary ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00109.htm


16: Photo-Essay 1: Dead US Soldiers In Nasiriya

GRAPHIC IMAGES MAY DISTURB: The purpose of information sharing is to empower individuals to make informed choices. If publishing these images causes those, who would support more killing to consider their decisions, then publishing is justified.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00006.htm


17: Invaders ‘Liberate’ Baghdad – Counting The Cost

The United States today secured its position in Baghdad to applause of jubilation in both Baghdad and in waves across the USA. Hundreds of the 'liberated' paraded about Baghdad streets, clearly orchestrated, clearly happy the slaughter had ended... ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00108.htm


18: Photo-Essay 2: Tell Us Is This Liberation?

GRAPHIC IMAGES MAY DISTURB: The purpose of information sharing is to empower individuals to make informed choices. If publishing these images causes those, who would support more killing to consider their decisions, then publishing is justified.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00005.htm


19: Letter To Iraq From BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs)

Now that you have been liberated from your oppressors, we at the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) look forward to our future relationship with you. As one of the oldest of American governmental agencies, we have a good deal of experience in assimilating ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00127.htm


20: Photo-Essay 2: NZ Marches Against US War Machine

Thousands of people took to the streets of Auckland, and hundreds more in Wellington, Dunedin and other centres today as part of an International Day Of Action. REssay includes: Mobil Under Guard - Onward To TVNZ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00124.htm


21: Iraq Is A Trial Run – Noam Chomsky

Q: Does the present aggression on Iraq represent a continuation of United States' international policy in recent years or a qualitatively new stage in that policy?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00097.htm


22: Hard News 11/04/03 - New and Good

Tons to read while you're sitting at your desk pretending to work on a Friday afternoon. Rob O'Neill reports on what's really news in Australia - and our new guest blog, Speaker, debuts with a fine dispatch from Greg Wood in Singapore. And, as ever, oneself ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00119.htm


23: Scoop Feedback: Missing Coverage?

In this edition of Scoop Feedback a Scoop Reader takes issue with the absence of celebratory coverage on Scoop today concerning the fall of Baghdad. Following this you will see a reply from the Scoop Editor explaining why this is so.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00107.htm


24: Photo-Essay 1: Who Is Responsible For This Abuse?

Why is murder acceptable in a desert land when it would be a capital offence in Texas? And tell us, within the manuals of international law, is provision made to provide justice to victims butchered by the hands of so called ‘liberators’? No?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00049.htm


25: David Miller: Embed With The Military

Embedded journalists are the greatest PR coup of this war. Dreamt up by the Pentagon and Donald Rumsfeld the 'embeds', as they are now routinely described, are almost completely controlled by the military. Embeds as is now well known agree to give ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00126.htm


26: Global Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter #31

International Day Of Action April 12 Antiwar March This Saturday, 12 Noon Assemble Western Park - Near Corner Of Ponsonby And K/Rds - This Saturdays march will take a route down K/Rd to visit a Mobil Station and make the link between oil and war, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0304/S00061.htm


27: Photo-Essay 3: NZ Marches Against US War Machine

Thousands of people took to the streets of Auckland, and hundreds more in Wellington, Dunedin and other centres today as part of an International Day Of Action - includes - Free Palestine - Burning The US Shroud - Direct action - Cops Enforce...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00123.htm


28: Scoop Link: Xtra Lifts Webpages Without Permission

This Scoop may shed some light on the question of why Xtra was so keen to change its Terms of Service in such a way that it was by default licensed to deal with it's clients intellectual property as it saw fit.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00114.htm


29: Guest Opinion: "Feelings" By Edgar J. Steele

Here's a first: I'm at a loss for words. I just don't know what to say about the senseless murdering rampage that America, my America, has inflicted upon yet another all-but-defenseless third-world country. So many already have said it so well.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00128.htm


30: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Xtra Has A Whole Dumb Week – Could This Be Why? - Cullen Views On Air NZ Capital Raising "Misplaced" - Commerce Commission Saves Air New Zealand - For Now - Air NZ Urged To Give Up Monopolistic Ambitions - Hard News And More Is There! - John Chuckman: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00121.htm

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