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Flimsy Fmln Story

The WashPost today has a big picture on the front of the Metro section of women lovingly raising funds for the FMLN, the Soviet-backed communist guerrilla insurgency that terrorized El Salvador in the 1980s. Schafik Handal, the same communist revolutionary that founded the FMLN, is still running for president. But Mary Beth Sheridan, the Post reporter on this story doesn’t get to the proper ideological label — “Marxist” — until paragraph 16.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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