Sunday, November 23, 2008

The Daily Nation: 'The Truth' of Deception

When in April of last year I criticized The Standard and called the Kenyan newspaper a tabloid for running what I thought was a speculative, sensational story, some accused me of singling out the publication.

“The (Daily) Nation had run with a similar story only the same week,” one respondent wrote.

“Does anyone have any proof that [Nicholas] Biwott was at all involved in Ouko’s murder? Did you consider The Nation a tabloid for publishing that?” another one asked.

And my reply to them was that The Nation was not the one “moaning about a (government) vendetta, so let’s keep it out of this until its time comes.”

That time is now.

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