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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

NTV Takes on Clanism in Garissa

They say no media  is bad media, so going by that philosophy, the people of Garissa should be happy that an anti-clanism message is sort of taking root in our city and in the larger NEP region. However, What irked me the most about the video is the selective editing of images to just snapshots of the cities in-glorified places. They filmed masjid ibnul Qayyim but were unwilling to show the highrises that are just opposite to it. Maybe I'm just being paranoid but you can't say my visceral reaction is misplaced given the media's interest in trying to make sweeping negative statements about our region and people.

Here is the video:

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