Friday, July 08, 2005

Quote of the Day (Irony Watch)

"Targeting civilians in their transport means and lives is denounced and rejected," Moussa Abu Marzouk, deputy chief of the political bureau of Hamas.

Meryl Yourish tries to watch her language while digesting this quote from Reuters. She also looks at the media's coverage of terrorists, militants, and insurgents. What's the difference? What determines which term the media uses for someone who kills civilians, and what does it say about the media?