Tuesday, March 23, 2004

The media's role in the Iraq war - a first-hand perspective.

"Gradually, it dawned on me that the military had herded us into the press center so that we could be kept away from information."
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"The contrast with the British military spokesmen was profound. They readily gave me and other reporters as many details as they could verify about British clashes with Iraqi units. U.S. press officials steadfastly refused to give a shred of information about American units outside the briefings."

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