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Embedded Journalists Afghanistan

Why Embedded Journalism Spells Bad News

Scott Hill | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media
Scott Hill

Where journalists have gone wrong is that, far from asking tough questions, they have merely taken what they have been told as gospel. When a Lieutenant Colonel tells them that a mission went well, they report it, uncritically, as fact.

Pentagon Denies Embed To Reporter Who Felled McChrystal

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The author of the Rolling Stone article that ended the military career of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former top commander in Afgh...