- To ABC: Bias expressed on Twitter by Ms Sophie McNeill #KhanSheikhoun
- “Syria: The Faces behind 5 Years of Crisis” – a Critique
- Comment submitted to ABC’s “Rear Vision”
- To Derryn Hinch: Yes, stand up against the Killing Fields in Syria. But research Syria first.
- Response to Dr Michael Fullilove’s first Boyer Lecture, 2015
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The following complaint letter was submitted to the ABC Audience and Consumer Affairs in response to a tweet by Ms Sophie McNeill, ABC’s Middle Eastern correspondent based in Jerusalem. Ms McNeill interviewed Dr Morad in Turkey. (See tweet above.) To ABC Audience … Continue reading
Images above: Syria, photos taken from 2004 to 2010 Syria: Images for War or Peace? On Tuesday 15 March 2016, an online exhibition of photographs was launched at the Australian Parliament, Canberra. Photographs in the exhibition include some taken by … Continue reading
Images: Children of Syria, taken before and after the start of the crisis (some are refugees from Yarmouk, Damascus, who were photographed by the writer in Lebanon, May 2013). ****************************** In a follow-up email to Derryn Hinch (after my … Continue reading
Above: The writer at demonstrations in Melbourne, early 1970s A Syrian in Damascus takes sides: he expresses support for the Syrian government rather than ‘terrorists’. ****************************** Few people in the west would be aware of the calls for genocide heard in … Continue reading
Images above: Muslim women in Melbourne http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/boyerlectures/2015-09-27/6669044#transcript The 21st century is not the time to dissemble; it is not the time to be partisan without regard to history, without regard to the facts, and without regard to the best of … Continue reading
TO THE ABC “INSIDERS” On 29 July 2012 01:23, Susan Dirgham <firstname.lastname@example.org> submitted a comment to ABC “Insiders“: On 3 June, Stephen Smith said on ABC “Insiders” that “the United States’ presence in the Asia Pacific has been a force … Continue reading
From: Susan Dirgham Sent: Friday, 9 March 2012 12:39 PM To: ………………………(List includes Senator Bob Brown) Subject: FYI re Syria Dear All, Hope you have a chance to consider the implications of these articles in regard to Syria. http://wikileaks.org/gifiles/docs/1671459_insight-military-intervention-in-syria-post-withdrawal.html http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/al-jazeera-reporter-resigns-over-biased-syria-coverage … Continue reading
The necessity for on-going critical discussions regarding what is occurring in Syria is something must people in Australia would accept. Yet, too often the assumption behind any news report on Syria, interview or discussion is the same: ‘a brutal dictator … Continue reading
To get the most pleasure out of viewing these 101 slides, play with them. Enjoy. May you love the random beauty of them and, from them, know something more of Syria. Have Syria in your heart, too.
Above: Images taken from Syrian TV Email to Federal and Victorian Politicians, ABC Journalists and other Interested Parties to Warn of the Dangers of Misleading and Biased Reporting on Syria, March 2012 From: Susan Dirgham Sent: Tuesday, 27 March … Continue reading