Sunday, May 01, 2005

Oil-for-food Scandal: coverage by Fox and CNN

I have noted before that Fox News is tougher on the U.N. and Kofi Annan. I did a search on both sites for articles on the oil-for-food scandal in the last five days. Fox had eight to none for CNN. Here are links to Fox’s articles:

Banker Admits Errors in Oil-for-Food Money Transfers - Saturday, April 30, 2005 - WASHINGTON — Evidence that hundreds of millions of dollars of U.N. Oil-for-Food (search) money ended up in the hands of mysterious...

Showdown Likely Between Volcker, Congress - Friday, April 29, 2005 - WASHINGTON — A legal and political fight is brewing between the man tasked with leading the U.N.-approved probe into the Oil-for-Food...

Annan Won't Discipline Paper-Shredder - Friday, April 29, 2005 - NEW YORK — U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan (search) said he won't take disciplinary action against his former chief-of-staff who...

House Panel: French Bank Violated Oil-for-Food Contract - Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - WASHINGTON — A House panel is accusing a French bank of violating its contract under the U.N. Oil-for-Food (search) program by making...

Transcript: Paul Volcker Exclusive Interview - Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - NEW YORK — Paul Volcker, the chairman of a committee authorized by U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to investigate the Oil-for-Food..

.Volcker Denies Conflict in Oil-for-Food Probe - Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - UNITED NATIONS — Paul Volcker (search) told FOX News his committee isn't going soft on U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan in the...

Did Annan Restrict Access to U.N. Papers? - Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - NEW YORK — United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan (search) was allowed to supply whatever documents he thought were appropriate...

Annan's Lawyer Defends Exoneration Claim - Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - UNITED NATIONS — Kofi Annan's (search) lawyer sent a letter to the committee investigating corruption in the U.N. Oil-for-Food program...

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