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Sports reporters also have an obligation to report on sexual violence without bias, taking care not to focus on the perpetrator without including the survivor's perspective, or to ascribe blame to anyone who has come forward to report.
The original sin, if we are correctly to ascribe blame, was committed in Addis Ababa at the founding of the Organisation of African Unity.
In this section, Schoenly quotes researcher Susan Morris, saying a just culture "strikes a balance between a no-blame culture that does not hold individuals accountable for their actions and the traditional, overly-punitive 'bad apple' culture that seeks to ascribe blame for error to individual practitioners.
They download the most content, are the most easily frustrated, and are quickest to ascribe blame when the download experience was less than optimal.
With both states committed to inaccurate hagiography regarding their first leaders, it is impossible to seriously ascribe blame for the painful events of partition.
The investigation led by the Dutch Safety Board aims only to determine the crash cause, not to ascribe blame.
A fact-finding mission of the OPCW is examining the Sarmin attack but it is not mandated to ascribe blame.
The UN report, the first on-the-ground inquest into that attack, did not ascribe blame.
report released Monday confirmed that chemical weapons were used in the attack, but did not ascribe blame.
report does not ascribe blame for the attack, but Fabius told RTL radio Monday evening: "When you look at the findings carefully, the quantities of toxic gas used, the complexity of the mixes, the nature and the trajectory of the (gas) carriers, it leaves absolutely no doubt as to the origin of the attack.
It is fashionable on the political right to ascribe blame for the recession on the financial distortions produced by the Community Reinvestment Act and the quasi-government agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but blaming such programs, noxious though they are, for the enormity of the crisis is akin to, in another of Woods' bons mots, "divert[ing] attention to the patient's runny nose and away from his cancer.
Secondly, people are more inclined to ascribe blame to someone for bad effects than they are inclined to ascribe praise for good effects.