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.
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Our song about the Iraq media blackout is short, but once you get past the second chorus you will have spent more time listening to it than two of the major networks spent discussing the war this week.
Sadly, the McClellan revelations and the Phase II report reveal that, despite their public penance, much of the media would rather ignore this whole matter of the lead up to war.
On March 20, 2003, US and British forces invaded Iraq in what they said was a mission to rid Iraq of weapons of mass destruction.
21 days later, the ...
The anguished relationship between the military and the news media appears to be on the mend as battlefield successes from the troop increase in Iraq ...
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