Welcome back to “Forgotten Fact-Checks,” a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we take a look at the media’s failure to strongly reject China’s human-rights abuses, highlight a distasteful Washington Post column, and hit more media misses.
Media Fail to Rise to the Moment on Beijing Olympics
While the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations recently declared that the Beijing Winter Olympics is not “business as usual” because “we know that a genocide has been committed there,” much of the mainstream media seem to have missed the memo.
The media have gone to work peddling their same-old “both sides” …