News bytes

– A Chechen perspective on the Danish cartoon controversy.

– Murdoch’s Australian writes, with a straight face, “The media must not become the tool of propagandists.” Unless, of course, it’s defending the Indonesian military, state terror or Israel.

– Former Age editor Michael Gawenda claims that cartoonist Michael Leunig has an unhealthy sense of victimhood. Frankly, Gawenda has become little more than a Washington insider, more than happy to channel official press releases as fact.

– A new collection of photos from Abu Ghraib can be viewed here.

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