FAIR TV: NYT Venezuela Correction, Rich Lowry’s War Lies, Iran’s Unreal Ship

FAIRTV032814 On the show: The New York Times runs an op-ed from a leader of the Venezuelan opposition–but it’s the correction that is most revealing.

Mock-up of a US aircraft carrier supposedly under construction in Iran

And right-wing pundit Rich Lowry can’t stand Vladmir Putin’s invasion based on “lies.” But he had a different view of that when he was the one lying about Iraq.

Plus the New York Times and USA Today run with alarmist stories about a fake Iranian ship. 


About Peter Hart

Activism Director and and Co-producer of CounterSpinPeter Hart is the activism director at FAIR. He writes for FAIR's magazine Extra! and is also a co-host and producer of FAIR's syndicated radio show CounterSpin. He is the author of The Oh Really? Factor: Unspinning Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly (Seven Stories Press, 2003). Hart has been interviewed by a number of media outlets, including NBC Nightly News, Fox News Channel's O'Reilly Factor, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday and the Associated Press. He has also appeared on Showtime and in the movie Outfoxed. Follow Peter on Twitter at @peterfhart.