The New York Times and Washington Post have published several investigative reports and opinions on Saudi internal affairs and foreign policy. Their tone has been mostly critical, direct and straightforward. Many observers believe this shows a “negative” political attitude towards Riyadh while others think it is part of the journalistic style which freedom of expression allows in the US.
Taking on America’s top dailies
There is a new approach in dealing with the media and it must reflect on the performance of Saudi officials and on the work of media offices in important capitals.Hassan Al Mustafa