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CNN Fabricates News Footage on Tibet
by Summer    Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 08:25 PM

Commentary Series by Summer, Xiamen University School of Journalism student

XIAMEN, CHINA:  The American media often claims that they are the most professional journalist and represent the most objective medium, such as the motto from the Associate Press “Report foreign news in the quickest and most correct way without any comment.” Yet in reality, they are not.

In 2008, some criminals in Lhasa, Tibet, rushed into government buildings and shops to set fires and rob goods, and they even chopped people up in the streets .Such horrible behavior cost 250 million financial losses and 18 persons’ death. The government in Tibet took action immediately by organizing armed police to clamp down the rebellion. But many western reporters and spread false reports about the incident.

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HILLARY CLINTON MELTDOWN: CALLS CRITICS LIARS
by Tom McGregor    Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 07:59 PM

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has suffered from a severe emotional breakdown after discovering that anti-Hillary books are more popular than her memoirs. She's shrieking that her critics are "pathological liars." Hillary insiders have expressed some concerns to Business Insider over her mental health status.

The Business Insider reports that, "Author Ed Klein has published hundreds of pages of attacks on President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary Clinton. On Monday, as Klein's latest "exposé" of the former first family topped Hillary's memoir on the best-seller list , a source close to the Clintons fired back with a scathing, lengthy email to Business Insider blasting Klein as a pathological liar."

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Sen Menendez Claims Prostitutes Were Cuban Spies
by Tom McGregor    Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 03:59 AM

Sen. Robert Menendez (D.-NJ) is claiming to be a victim. He allegedly intended to purchase underaged prostitutes from the Dominican Republic, but he later discovered that these girls were Cuban spies.

Russia Today reports that, "A senior US senator has reportedly asked the Justice Department to investigate the Cuban government’s involvement in a plot to derail his political career by planting an explosive story regarding involvement with underage prostitutes."

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New York Real Estate Loves Dirty Money
by Tom McGregor    Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 03:13 AM

President Barry Obama and New York City Mayor Bill de Bllasio, both Democrats, love to talk about the rising income inequality gap, but that wont stop them from ignoring the swirl of money laundering swooping into New York real estate, forcing local residents to pay sky-high prices for apartments and homes.

According to the Voice of Russia, "The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published a breakthrough study today that pulls the covers off a disturbing dimension of America’s tolerance for illicit capital flows."

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Will FATCA Derail Global Economy?
by Thomas Long    Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 02:32 AM

Commentary Series by Thomas Long, Senior Tax Analyst for Thomson Reuters

NEW YORK:  “On March 18, 2010, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-147) added chapter 4 to the Internal Revenue Code----Code Sections 1471 through 1474. These contain the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, provisions. Implementation of these provisions has been delayed with the IRS providing a revised timeline for putting into effect the various FATCA requirements, including delaying FATCA withholding until July 1, 2014.

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British Airways Brands 'Uncharged Phones' Jihad Weapons
by Tom McGregor    Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 01:49 AM

British Airways believes that passengers attempting to board a plane with an uncharged phone should be declared a radical Islamist jihadist.

The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "Holidaymakers and business travellers who arrive at airport security with uncharged mobile phones or other electrical items will be stopped from boarding planes bound for the United States and effectively treated like “terrorists.”

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Annoying Tourists Disrupt Xiamen University Campus
by Shirley Xu    Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 12:31 AM

Commentary Series by Shirley Xu, Xiamen University School of Journalism student

XIAMEN, CHINA:  Since there are too many tourists visiting campus, Xiamen University has set up a travel limit regulation in 2012. Yet there are still over 1,700 tourists visiting here daily. Is Xiamen University a touristic spot?

According to this regulation, tourists can enter campus only during 12:00 to 14:00 or after 17:00 on weekdays, and during the daytime on weekends. Every day, the west gate welcomes 300 tourists, while the south gate welcomes 700. Tourists must register their personal information with their ID cards to enter school.

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Elderly Maoists Forget Cultural Revolution Horrors
by Andy Hu    Mon, Jul 7, 2014, 11:58 PM

Commentary Series by Andy Hu, Xiamen University School of Journalism student

XIAMEN, CHINA:  There are always some people honoring the era of Culture Revolution, and even beautify their experiences of "passion years" again and again, deluding their youth. If someone is willing to face the "Culture Revolution", confess their sins, and expose the truth, perhaps young people would get sober-minded. Confession, however, as the "Culture Revolution" the voice is very faint, is often overwhelmed with cries of “Innocence."

Only in the early 1980 s when "scar literature" almost become a literary theme, there existed an uncompleted reflection but far away from confession. Soon the "scar literature" were exposed, and so did reflection. Then a set of books "History Here Meditation" reflected on the "Culture Revolution", soon fell into silence in the face of the painful history without deep introspection. The following is a diffuse "nostalgia" up to now often with a romantic some tears and laughter the signs of Holocaust" nearly wiped out. Even someone deems it as the “passion years,” which has inspired many unexperienced young people’s passionate for that.

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Much Ado about Family Feuds
by Bob Wu    Mon, Jul 7, 2014, 11:23 PM

Commentary Series by Bob Wu, Xiamen University School of Journalism student

XIAMEN, CHINA:  Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare which is thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career. Much Ado About Nothing is generally considered one of Shakespeare's best comedies, since it combines elements of robust hilarity with more serious meditations on honor, shame, and court politics. Like As You Like It and Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, though interspersed with darker concerns, is a joyful comedy that ends with multiple marriages and no deaths.

The comedy is about two couples. The names of the four young people are Claudio, Hero, Benedick and Beatrice.

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Chinese 'Primadonna' CCTV News Anchor, Chaijing
by Tracy Zhang    Mon, Jul 7, 2014, 11:14 PM

Commentary Series by Tracy Zhang, Xiamen University School of Journalism student

XIAMEN, CHINA:  Chaijin is a famous investigative journalist and anchor of CCTV in China. Once she and some journalists of other medias showed up in a news release conference. Dramatically, when other journalists saw her, they all rushed to her to interview her. In 2013, she published a book recording about her career as journalist. Now she is 38 years old and married a artist.

In fact, she is not generally accepted by chinese. One reasons would be that she gave birth to a baby in the United States, that means the baby will have a U.S citizenship.

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