5 October 2011 — Black Agenda Report • News, commentary and analysis from the black left
By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon
Is the independent media movement’s flagship radio-TV show Democracy Now! Pushing the State Department and Pentagon line on Libya instead of “going where the silence is” and telling the truth without fear or favor? Are its Libyan correspondents embedded with the US backed Libyan rebels to such an extent that they have minimized and failed to follow up persistent reports of ethnic cleansing in Libya or investigate whether alleged “mercenaries” ever existed or Khadaffi’s “massacres” ever took place?