"A Social Media Storm Descends on Taiji, the Japanese Town at the Center of a Dolphin Slaughter" printed by Newsweek on March, 27, 2014 written by Bill Powell has caused disgust with the masses who are calling Newsweek irresponsible and more.
On March 31, 2014 Director of the academy award winning documentary “The Cove”, Louie Psihoyos, has come forth and spoken out against the irresponsible article written by Bill Powell for Newsweek, "Twitter Tsunami, a Japanese Fishing Village Unleashes a Social Media Storm". Newsweek’s Bill Powell likens social media advocates to a “tsumani” a word that brings up painful memories for many Japanese families. Through out the article Powell victimizes the small group of brutal dolphin hunters, and captive industry while vilifying social media advocates for dolphins, recognized by science today as highly intelligent, sentient beings who are essentially the people of the sea.
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Iâm in Switzerland, getting ready for a major demonstration and critical meeting tomorrow. On Friday, March 28th, weâve invited hundreds of European activists to join us in a demonstration against the bloody Taiji dolphin hunts. But our target isnât Japan — itâs the people who claim to love dolphin…
UPI Publishes Inaccurate Story About The Mass Bottlenose Dolphin Roundup in The Cove
By Kirsten Massebeau
A mass pod of bottlenose dolphins was herded into The Cove 4 days ago. For 3 days dolphin trainers certified by the International Animal Trainers Association have worked side by side with hunters manhandling dolphins and snatching their young. This pod had a rare albino dolphin that was immediately taken from it’s mother for the Taiji Whale Museum dolphin brokers in Taiji (source)
UPI published an article today never mentioning the captive role touting this horrific round up as “Tradition”: