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Objective News Agencies should report not speculate
By Alex Temple


Response to CNN's "14 injured in Turkish bomb"

As an objective news agency, it is unprofessional of you to include speculative links to crimes: in this case there was a bomb, you have no further information, yet the last paragraph feeds the reader want you want them to focus on (that the crime must be linked some how to "Islamic" terrorists):

Radical Islamic, Kurdish and leftist militants are active in the city. Al-Qaeda linked Turkish militants were suspected of carrying out a series of suicide bombings in Istanbul in November 2003 that killed 61 people.

However, the cafe was frequented by police, which means this bombing could be linked to ANY criminal element.




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