Thursday, July 22, 2010

(BLOG) Media Companies Using The Internet To Make Anti-Semitism Respectable

"How media companies are using the Internet to make anti-Semitism respectable.

One reason for the surge of public criticism of Israel over the last decade is the increasing interest of American media consumers in the Middle East as U.S. involvement in the region deepened after Sept. 11.

The other reason is the triumph of the Internet, which lends itself to anti-Semitic narratives.

The genius of the web is its interconnectedness, the facility with which it is capable of making links based on other links, which allows a chain of unbroken and unsubstantiated rumor and innuendo to acquire the stature of fact."

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