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View Diary: NY Times Explains Propaganda in Its Guantanamo Stories (128 comments)

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  •  to distinguish "accused" vs "convicted" prisoners (1+ / 0-)
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    reporters are required to use the word "alleged" if there has been no conviction.

    At Gitmo, where there are generally no charges and no known evidence either, always saying "alleged" would serve to remind readers that most people there have not even been charged, and may be completely innocent, as McClatchy reports.

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