Thursday, February 23, 2006

CNN repeatedly referred to Dubai Ports World simply as a foreign or Arab company, without noting it is government-owned

CNN anchors and reporters repeatedly described Dubai Ports World -- the company set to assume control of six U.S. ports -- as an "Arab company" or a "Dubai-based company." However, in describing the company as such, these reporters are ignoring a key factor in the bipartisan controversy surrounding the takeover deal, which is that the company is a state-run business in the United Arab Emirates. Read more

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