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Monday, March 17, 2008

History being made in Tibet?

This eyewitness report from Lhasa can't be entirely trustworthy, but even if it is only 50% accurate it is an arresting and sobering illustration of media clampdown in a society of repression. Thomas Jefferson said he would rather have a newspaper without a government than a government without a newspaper. Our much-maligned and scorned "media" people need a bouquet now and then.

Here is the BBC link:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7299642.stm