STUDY: Cable News Regularly Refers To Torture Using Euphemisms

From ThinkProgress Wed Dec 12 2012, 16:49:23

A new project has found that when covering instances of torture, cable news refers to it via euphemisms (such as the Bush administration's preferred language "enhanced interrogation techniques") almost 75 percent of the time rather than actually using the word "torture." The study, published at CoveringTorture.org, monitored over thirty print, television, and online news sources [...]

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