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Thread by @bobfrombrockley: "Robert Fisk's crimes against truth: three detailed case studies by @im_PULSE pulsemedia.org/2016/12/03/rob… An evergreen blogpost by veteran […]"

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Robert Fisk's crimes against truth: three detailed case studies by @im_PULSE pulsemedia.org/2016/12/03/rob…
An evergreen blogpost by veteran Middle East reporter @Brian_Whit on Robert Fisk's comedy of errors, including some hilarious Arabic mistranslations al-bab.com/blog/2013/10/r…
Here's a good list of other articles exposing times when Robert Fisk was economical with the truth:
In this thread, a report from Swedish reporters on same Douma trip as Fisk who found an actual witness to interview
And in this one: the right-wing US network which, like Fisk, couldn't find any witnesses & confirmed Russian story
More on the right-wing US network which backed Fisk's Douma story:

Show this to friends who mutter about "the Murdoch press" but think retweeting OANN is legit

HT @pauloCanning
Robert Fisk was literally on the BBC this afternoon and in the Independent this morning. Did I miss something happening since to make Mr Cook think Fisk has been silenced?
On why Robert Fisk's Douma account doesn't add up: eaworldview.com/2018/04/uk-jou…
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