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  • Egypt in Revolt andDavid D. Kirkpatrick in Slight Denial By: Katie Webb
  • First Story of the World Section:
  • Where are the military? Anarchy in the streets, but only theprotestors get portrayed as wild and violent.
  • Other photos not chosen to illustrate article: The Military Headed to Attack Protestors
  • A Wounded Protestor Hit by a Molotov Cocktail
  • Article’s Title: Facing Calls to Give UpPower, Egypt’s Military Battles Crowds
  • Attack on protestors and their credibility?
  • Supreme Council of the Armed Forces:The council expressed “sorrow” over the situation. Itsaid it had ordered an investigation and it asked thepolitical parties to “contain the situation.”Uses quotes like air-quotes to almost mock ArmedForces for lack of action. First time he fairly critiquesmilitary.
  • Concentrated much more on the military then the protestors. The words government, elections, and political represented.
  • The Power of Political PersuasionWas the journalist censoring his writing or swaying it for political purposes?
  • David D. Kirkpatrick’s Most Recent Articles
  • “U.S. Hones Warnings to Egypt as Military Stalls Transition” Article from November 16, 2011
  • Washington Correspondent!
  • Importance of Protestors on January 29, 2011
  • Photos attached to January 29,2011 article before possibly biased November articles.
  • Protestors began as most important aspect, but overa few months did Kirkpatrick and the NYTimes begin falling in line with the Obama administration?