The Guardian's Venezuela Coverage
By Joe Emersberger at Jan 26, 2012
Rory Carroll (464); Ben Whitford (25); Roy Greenslade (35)
In contrast you’ve published 94 articles over the same period by regular contributors sympathetic to the Chavez government.
Mark Weisbrot (44) and Richard Gott (50)
This is a rough search. There are many articles both hostile and sympathetic to the Chavez government that are not included, but they would be a small percentage of the totals above. The Guardian’s coverage has been overwhelmingly hostile to the Chavez governmnet – dominated as it is by the output of your Caracas based correspondent Rory Carroll (presently on leave to write a book about Venezuela). His output has been comically one sided and riddled with inaccuracies (to put in kindly). 
Progressive movements are only welcomed by the Guardian provided they are not strong enough to seriously challenge large corporate interests based in the USA and Europe. The ultimate compliment to Occupy London or any other progressive movement will be receiving the Chavez treatment from the Guardian.
RIGHT ON CUE, the day after I sent this note, Rory Carroll reappers in the Guardian with the following article: