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Tim Giago: Indian newspapers revise history


"In an advertising market already proliferated by Indian newspapers in this part of South Dakota the efforts to succeed in the newspaper business are becoming extremely challenging. I expect to see at least two and possibly three of the newspapers I have mentioned close their doors before the end of 2006.

Too often the editors of the above named newspapers allow pettiness to color their editorial objectivity. Some will even try to alter history to make it fit with their editorial selectivity.

Case in point: When Native American Day was celebrated in South Dakota, the only state in the Union to have such a paid holiday, the origin of that holiday and of the Year of Reconciliation that preceded it, were not reported accurately by the Lakota Journal or Indian Country Today."

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Tim Giago: Changing history to fit one's own bias (The Native American Times 10/24)

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