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Gay Syrian Blogger a Hoax?

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS: My last press review! Andy Carvin of National Public Radio has gained notoriety via Twitter for debunking stories that the mainstream press gullibly lap up. Now the man described a “one-man newsroom” has turned his attention to a supposed gay blogger in Syria who was kidnapped. Also: coverage of political unrest in Yemen; suggestions that the Saudi royal family is “buying peace”; Hungary 8 months after the toxic flood…


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New York Times: “Yemen: secret airstrikes by US”
New York Times: “In Saudi Arabia, Royal Funds Buy Peace for Now”
Daily Beast: Gay Syrian Blogger a Hoax?
Damascus Gay Girl - Blog
Andy Carvin’s Twitter feed:!/acarvin
International Herald Tribune: “Recalculating 'Normal' in Hungarian Disaster Zone”

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