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Accountability for the blast that destroyed Beirut’s port proves elusive in Lebanon and journalists are not helping.


Lara Bitar – Editor-in-Chief, The Public Source

Alia Ibrahim – Co-founder and CEO, Daraj

Jad Shahrour – Journalist and writer; Communications Officer, Samir Kassir Foundation

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Vitaly Borodin  – Federal Security & Anti-Corruption Project

Roman Badanin – Founder & Former Editor-in-Chief, Proekt; John S. Knight Senior International Fellow, Stanford University

Lilia Yapparova – Special Correspondent, Meduza

00:00 Intro

02:11 The Beirut blast probe turns violent

11:09 The death of Colin Powell

13:58 Russia’s media labels

24:30 End note

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