Time Reporter Defends Controversial Cover StorySeptember 7, 2010 14:43 by BackSpin Editor
Reporter Karl Vick defends his controversial cover story in Time magazine. He tells CNN's Kevin Flowers:
Vick, who was recently assigned to Jerusalem says the cover headline for the story was "meant to be provocative and intrigue" but defended the reporting. "There is always debate and criticism of anything that challenges conventional wisdom" he said.
"It was apparent to me that life here is really good and when security is good there is no urgency."
Vick still confuses Israel's jaded views on the peace process with disinterest in the overall goal of peace.
That nuance is why the Jewish world is outraged with Time, and not with Yossi Klein Halevi and the LA Times over a commentary similarly titled: