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Iraq War Coverage

Richard Engel Was Almost A Human Shield For Saddam Hussein

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.11.2014 | Media

Though NBC News' chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel has been at the network for over a decade, there was once a time when he could have had a v...

Burying Iraq, Again

Edward Wasserman | Posted 03.04.2012 | Media
Edward Wasserman

Our country isn't unique in making war needlessly, but we may be unique in our insouciance. Attention really should be paid. After all, destroying another country is a big deal.

Would President Bush Have Gone To War In Iraq If He Faced Incessant Coverage Of That War By the Television Networks?

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norman Horowitz

In the past, aggressive media coverage helped turn around public opinion about the Vietnam War. The press did ultimately get beyond the pro-military reporting from Vietnam.

Major Networks Putting Iraq On The Back Burner: Reporters

New York Times/Obsidian Wings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times has a piece today on the dwindling amount of time US news networks are spending on Iraq and Afghanistan: According to data compil...

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...

Richard Engel Named NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC News' Senior Middle East Correspondent Richard Engel — most often seen reporting from war-torn Iraq but more than willing to go wherever bom...

Media Turns Its Back on Iraq

New York Times | Richard Perez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times reports Monday that as the nation enters the sixth year of the Iraq War, media outlets are paying less attention to the war: Five ...

Iraq War Disappears As TV Story

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Remember the war in Iraq? The question isn't entirely facetious. The war has nearly vanished from TV screens over the past few month...

Richard Engel's Emotional Return To The Palestine Hotel: "This Is Where My Colleagues Were Killed"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC News has posted a video online by Baghdad correspondent Richard Engel sharing some reflections of the last five years in Iraq on this anniversary of the commencement of the Iraq war.