robert frisk article - iraq and elections, page-2

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    Robert Fisk is a notorious 'journo' whose illogical rants brought about the word 'fisk' or 'fisking';

    In the www arena where the world speaks invisibly to itself, a new word has appeared: ÔfiskingÕ, meaning the selection of evidence solely in order to bolster preconceptions and prejudices. Just as cardigans or mackintoshes are named after an inventive individual, so fisking derives from the work of Robert Fisk, the Middle East correspondent of the Independent, stationed these many years in Beirut.

    Printed in ....The Spectator




 
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