By Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Mar 7th 2013
Venezuela's left-wing populist president Hugo Chávez died on Tuesday, March 5, after a two-year battle with cancer. If world leaders were judged by the sheer volume of corporate media vitriol and misinformation about their policies, Chávez would be in a class of his own.
Bhatt critiques AP, Reuters, and Miami Times heavily biassed and manipulative coverage of the recent huge marches by Henrique Capriles and Hugo Chavez to register as candidates in the upcoming presidential elections.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has condemned the United States’ decision to expel the Venezuelan consul general in Miami as “arbitrary and unjustified” this past Monday, and derided the move as “another demonstration of the arrogance of ridiculous imperialism”.
By Correo del Orinoco International, Dec 16th 2011
This week Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez called on friends and allies to “be attentive” after mainstream media outlets in the United States released uncorroborated evidence accusing Venezuela, Cuba, and Iran of holding “secret meetings” in Mexico to plan terrorist attacks against “US interests”.
By Juan Reardon - Venezuelanalysis.com, Jan 21st 2011
"Venezuelaanalysis.com (VA) plays a unique role in fostering an online presence in which a deeper level of discussion is expected and delivered. While more casual forms of media become increasingly common, in-depth thoughtful journalism becomes increasingly more important. Well-researched and documented articles written in English about Venezuela are few and far between and should be considered invaluable as a resource."
In the Reuters report republished in full below, the corporate media (CNBC/Reuters) overstepped itself - again - taking every conceivable opportunity to attack President Chávez in what should have been a simple, straight-forward news bulletin.
By Permanent Mission of Venezuela to the UN, Dec 13th 2010
New York – Eleazar Diaz Rangel, the editor-in-chief of Ultimas Noticias, Venezuela’s highest-circulating newspaper, stressed at a seminar on Venezuela’s democracy taking place this weekend in New York that “what’s not published in Venezuela is what media owners don’t want published.”