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Iraq War Journalists

Think Again: Are Journalists Any Less Gullible Today Than They Were 10 Years Ago?

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

It's a tribute to the good sense of the broader American public that on the 10th anniversary of President George W. Bush's disastrous decision to invade Iraq, a majority of Americans are aware that the entire enterprise was a bad idea, according to a poll by the Gallup Organization.

10 Years After Iraq, Media Is Still Clueless

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.21.2013 | Media
Ben Cohen

It wasn't that the media 'got it wrong.' It was the the media itself that was wrong. The entire decrepit system, built on profit and ratings rather than ethics and accountability, proved to be a gigantic failure when it came to anything vaguely serious.

Bang the Drum Loudly: The Failed Journalism That Sent America to War in Iraq

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Media
James Moore

The timing was a thing of pure political beauty. President George W. Bush was only a few days away from speaking to the United Nations' General Assembly about Iraq's renewed efforts to acquire banned weaponry.

Record Number Of Journalists Killed During Iraq War

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

The Committee to Protect Journalists marked the tenth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War and looked back at the journalist death toll during the...

Pakistan Now Worst Killing-Field for Journalists

David Tereshchuk | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Given Pakistan's fractious state, and its inevitably blurred divisions between journalism and political activity (and even sometimes militia affiliations) we can probably expect the record to get worse among local journalists.

Time to Honor Our Fallen Heroes

Sen. Frank Lautenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sen. Frank Lautenberg

We have had a long tradition of coming together as a nation to memorialize our fallen heroes--the men and women whose lives were lost on the battlefie...

Survey Of Journalists In Iraq Reveals Grim Portrait Of Dangerous Situation

New York Times | Richard Pérez-Peña | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a newly released survey, American journalists in Iraq give harrowing accounts of their work, with the great majority saying that colleagues have be...

Iraq "The Most Dangerous War In The History Of Journalism"

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There were a number of "landmarks" in Iraq in the past few months: the Petraeus report into the US army's "surge"; the withdrawal of British forces fr...