In stark contrast to the BBC, French television has for days been giving favourable coverage to the US Military response to the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster. This is all the more surprising as the French media is extraordinarily biased and generally gives the US short-shrift, especially over Iraq.
But, according to this Blog, the US action has publicly embarrassed the French government — on live television. Says the Blog author: "Yet another reason to thank the US Armed Forces."
Look at the full posting, from the link above. It makes absolutely fascinating reading and shows up, once more, how dire the BBC has been in its coverage of the disaster. Many thanks to our reader, John, who gave us the link.