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Asia Times Critique of BurmaNet -Re (r)
- Subject: Asia Times Critique of BurmaNet -Re (r)
- From: cd@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 10 May 1996 09:31:00
Subject: Re: Asia Times Critique of BurmaNet -Reply
Dear James Clad, It would be the most useful"adult" thing to do, if one
might kindly find out who is this S. Brookes, that is the issue:
so therefore, let us repeat, for arts sake, paraphrasing the great woman
poet and intellectual, "A rat is a rat is a rat." Thank you for keeping
this hack Slorc propogandist exposed in the public eye. Metta, Dawn Star
> From: James Clad <CLADJ@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Asia Times Critique of BurmaNet -Reply
> From: dawn star <cd@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Dear BurmaNet readers,
> This scandle-rag treachery confirms the need to find out who really is
> "S. Brookes" is, unmask this rat, and trace where he comes from -not
> that he's worth much but people will believe anything, and he has done
> enough harm already. He appears to be a hired gun, and ready not to
> stop at any smear campaign he can get paid to hack; any press people
> who know press people please track this rat down, who he worked for,
> where he comes from, and what business he has in boosting the Slorc
> junta. This cad really bends low! Please send any information. From
> previous posting, he's apparently American, in his thirties, unknown
> track record, and some six months with Asia Times. He's certainly
> starting at the bottom and working his way into the gutter, or bribe
> money. Let it be said, this kind of work is repeated by tourist agents paid
> to travel and "beautify" wretched regimes. Tools for the trade.
> Dawn Star, Paris
> re post by Strider: > It has come to our attention that the Asia Times
> published an editorial
> > attacking BurmaNet or the subscribers of reg.burma who wrote
> > unflattering things about Asia Times coverage of Burma.
> > > The editorial appeared on May 6, 1996, and on the same day there
> was a
> > letter from Stephen Brookes, the reporter who wrote that Aung San
> > Kyi had been sidelined. Apparently, he also denounced BurmaNet.
> > > We haven't seen the articles yet - we only heard about them. If
> > has access to them, could they please post the 2 articles.
> > > Thank you.
> > > BurmanNet Editor
> could we please have a little less of this type of commentary? Be adults.