The Kensington Review

9 June 2003

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Even for the Mid-East, the failure of the latest summit was astounding. President Bush had not even returned from his trip (granted, he took a side trip to Qatar) before two major Palestinian powers, Mr. Yasser Arafat and Hamas, has largely undone whatever Palestinian Prime Minister Abu Mazen had achieved. Click here to read more.

The Federal Communications Commission has decided that ownership of newspapers and broadcasting outlets could do with further concentration. So, last week, the rules on ownership have been relaxed to accommodate greater "business synergies" and to allow fuller freedom of expression. One is unsure whether to laugh at the idea of people thinking there's diversity to be lost or to cry over the fact that money equals speech. Click here for more.
Quotation of the Moment:
"I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes rather easy to me."
-- John Cleese, British Comedic Actor and Film Company CEO

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