ANKARA: Time Magazine Accepts Being Part of Armenian Propaganda

Journal of Turkish Weekly
Jan 3 2007

Time Magazine Accepts Being Part of Armenian Propaganda Campaign

Saturday , 03 February 2007

* Armenian lobby hits back with the news magazine Time’s help

– Time magazine on Friday released a 52-minute documentary by French
director Laurence Jourdan on the so-called Armenian `genocide.’

With a full-page advertisement by `a coalition of Armenian Groups,’
the DVD also includes a 46-minute interview with Dr. Yves Ternon on
the so-called Armenian `genocide.’ The DVD and the advertisement have
been paid for by Time, according to European Armenian Federation. The
Armenian socities have huge budgets to be spent against the Turkish
interests overseas.

Delighted with Time’s reaction, the Armenian lobby announced that
Michael Elliot, the director of Time International, had said Time had
decided to call the 1915 events a genocide and called on all editors
and correspondents to describe 1915 only as a genocide.

Time’s decision to distribute the DVD came after a CD made by the
Turkish Ankara Chamber of Commerce last year was distributed by Time.
According to the European Armenian Federation, Time decided to
correct this mistake and agreed to financially back and distribute
the documentary.

The distribution of 550,000 copies with the European edition of Time
comes in the wake of the assassination of Turkish-Armenian journalist
Hrant Dink. In addition, while a French bill criminalizing the
rejection of the so-called Armenian genocide is awaiting the Senate
approval

There are serious allegations in the one-page advertisement, which
are considered to be baseless by Ankara.

More than 520.000 Muslims were massacred by the armed Armenian groups
during the First World War and Armenians never accepted the mass
murders.

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From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

http://www.turkishweekly.net/news.p

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