Media's Khashoggi Fan Club Uninterested in Turkey's Abuse of Real Journalists

After Trump's victory, reading the American mainstream media is no different than reading RT, Xinhau or any other propaganda outlet that pushes a simplistic narrative, completely detached from the truth, but fully dependent on an agenda, with self-righteous vitriol.

While completely ignoring any facts that don't fit the narrative.

The hysterical media fan club of Jamal Khashoggi, a Qatari lobbyist and old friend of Osama bin Laden, has little interest in the abuse of actual journalists by the Turkish government, whose fake news about Khashoggi it can't seem to stop republishing.

If you want to see any negative news about Qatar or Turkey these days, you have to go to the British press. The American media won't run it, the way that Russian media won't run anything negative about Putin.

A Turkish journalist has been sentenced to more than a year in jail for her work on the Paradise Papers investigation into offshore tax havens, because it revealed details of the business activities of the country’s former prime minister and his sons.

Pelin Ünker, a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) was found guilty in an Istanbul court of “defamation and insult” for writing about companies in Malta owned by Binali Yıldırım and his sons. Yıldırım was prime minister from 2016 to 2018, when the post was abolished, and is now the speaker of the country’s national assembly.

After the sentence was issued, Ünker told the ICIJ she intended to appeal, pointing out that the Yildirim family had admitted that articles about their Maltese businesses were accurate.

The Washington Post site returns 36,000 results for "Jamal Khashoggi". 0 results for "Pelin Ünker".

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