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Iraq Media Coverage

Iraq Dominates Newspaper Front Pages

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.08.2014 | Media

Iraq dominated the headlines on Friday, as the U.S. began targeted airstrikes against ISIS militants there. In a statement on Thursday night, Pres...

Michael Calderone

How Vice News Got Unprecedented Access To The Islamic State | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.07.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– When The New York Times reported last month on life in Raqqa, Syria, the de facto capital of the extremist group the Islamic State, the ...

IRONY ALERT: Judith Miller Attacks Media's Iraq Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

Fox News turned once more to former New York Times reporter Judith Miller on Friday for a discussion about how the media is handling the current crisi...

Bill Kristol's Angry Response To Demands For An Iraq Apology

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

Bill Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard and one of the top cheerleaders for the Iraq War, has been singled out lately as one of the many war h...

Maddow Hammers Media's Awful Coverage Of Iraq Crisis

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media

Rachel Maddow hammered her fellow members of the media on her Tuesday show for their continual booking of a series of Iraq War architects and cheerlea...

Iraq Hawks Are STILL Dominating The Media Debate

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Media

11 years after the invasion of Iraq, viewers could be forgiven for thinking it was still 2003, given the seemingly endless stream of hawkish pundits a...

How The Media Continues To Get Iraq Story Wrong | Posted 06.12.2014 | Media

The invasion of the major Iraqi city of Mosul by the Sunni militant group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) has US reporters recalling the Iraq W...

Iraq Looms Over Media's Syria Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.29.2013 | Media

The shadow of the Iraq War is looming over much of the media coverage of the run-up to a potential US-led attack on Syria. The parallels are everyw...

Think Again: Liberal Hawks on Iraq Anniversary: 'We Were Right to Be Wrong'

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

Why should they reconsider? It's not as if anyone -- with the possible exception of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Bush -- paid any kind of professional price for their colossal errors regarding Iraq.

Jack Mirkinson

Ten Years Later, The Media's Failure On Iraq Still Stings | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

Last Monday, Howard Kurtz, the CNN and Daily Beast media analyst who is as reliable a barometer of mainstream wisdom as anyone, called the journalism ...

Michael Calderone

Afghanistan, Iraq Return To Media Spotlight | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.09.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Afghanistan and Iraq aren't hot-button campaign issues anymore. The price tags of the two wars, in the trillions, gets less attention tha...

Interchangeable Quagmires: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It seems to me that you could make a case for all they said to be applicable to Afghanistan too, though. Yet again we have a multi-factional and viole...

The Short, Happy Iraq War of Howard Kurtz

Peter Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Hart

As the world marks the sixth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, corporate media's most prominent journalism critic is wondering if Obama's Iraq policy isn't being sufficiently scrutinized.

John Cusack, et al, Try to Slip a Big Wad of Hot, Slippery Propaganda Past Bill O'Reilly!

Bill Cusack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bill Cusack

The crucial facts are all represented in War Inc.'s satire, Mr. O'Reilly; they're just presented in a way that reveals a side of reality not commonly seen in other media outlets, most especially yours.

Jason Linkins

CNN's Yellin On Run-Up To War: Corporate Execs Pushed For Positive Coverage Of Bush | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[UPDATE: Yellin responds in an update, below.] CNN's congressional correspondent Jessica Yellin, appearing on last night's Anderson Cooper 360 as a p...