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Iraq War Coverage

McClatchy's Jonathan Landay Joining Reuters

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.06.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- McClatchy's Jonathan Landay, who was part of the reporting team credited with the most skeptical coverage of the Bush administration's cas...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 bombs, ...

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 ...

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.