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Syria Media Coverage

Michael Calderone

How Vice News Got Unprecedented Access To The Islamic State

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Cable News Far More Hawkish On Syria Than The Public

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.17.2013 | Media

A Pew study on Monday attracted attention for its assertion that Al Jazeera America, which promised a different take on the world than its cable news ...

BREAKING: There's A Lot Of Breaking News About Syria

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.10.2013 | Media

The torrent of new developments in the conflict over Syria on Tuesday led to a veritable feeling of whiplash, as media outlets flitted this way and th...

Bob Schieffer Endorses Syria Strikes

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.09.2013 | Media

CBS host Bob Schieffer endorsed President Obama's call for striking Syria on Sunday's "Face the Nation." The Sunday talk show hosts do not often ma...

Networks Go Wall-To-Wall For Obama's Syria Remarks

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.30.2013 | Media

Broadcast and cable networks delivered wall-to-wall coverage of President Obama's remarks about Syria on Friday. Obama briefly addressed the possi...

Michael Calderone

Few U.S. News Outlets In Syrian Capital As Attack Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.28.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Syrian foreign minister Walid Muallem held a news conference Tuesday in the capital city of Damascus, Wall Street Journal reporter Sa...

Syria War Drums Reverberate Throughout Media

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Media

In nearly every newspaper, on every network, from continent to continent, the message was the same on Tuesday: the US, along with Britain and possibly...

Where Is The Media's Skepticism On Syria?

fair.org | Posted 07.06.2013 | Media

U.S. suggestions that the Syrian government could have used chemical weapons have been treated as fact by some media outlets, and are helping to fuel ...

If Only Carnival Cruised to Syria

David Westin | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media
David Westin

There's nothing wrong with covering things people are interested in. Who are we to tell them they shouldn't be? The problem isn't with what TV news covers, it's with what it doesn't cover. Or doesn't cover nearly enough.