[A certain political leader] presided over a ceremony in [vast stretch of land now occupied by his country] to launch a new development program on Saturday, the second day of his visit to mark the 40th anniversary of the country's annexation of [that vast stretch of land]... [T]he visit is part of a campaign to promote the country's decentralization plan and boost investment. [That political leader's] appearance on Saturday was attended by several government ministers and business leaders. On Friday, he delivered a speech in [that vast stretch of land] proposing a number of development projects, spanning from a port in the coastal city... to a railway connecting XXX to the [occupied] town of YYY. He also leveled critiques against the [deleted] government and the [resistance group active in trying to recover that vast stretch of land from the occupier]"Where have the millions of dollars of humanitarian aid gone — more than 60 million euros ($65 million) a year?" [the political leader] said in his speech."How can one explain the fact that the [rebellious group's] leaders are obscenely rich and have real estate and bank accounts in Europe and Latin America?" he added.
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But now compare and contrast with the media coverage of a certain other conflict, one that happens to be close to our hearts and to our living room. Notice the very striking differences of tone and terminology and their effect on how you feel about what's been reported. And ask why.