bARABie – Hard Hitting Facts

October 21, 2007

US media continues to shortchange Iraqis – massacres are called accidents of perception

Filed under: Uncategorized — barabie @ 7:39 pm

In our continuing series examining some of the glaring mistakes and biases perpetrated by US media in covering the Iraq war, we came across an interesting article which in the aftermath of the Blackwater controversy highlights the impunity and free rein US armed forces have in Iraq and how the free press in America covers for them. The article, “Knowing the enemy difficult in Iraq” by Katarina Kratovac for the Associated Press marks a turning point in what is now being referred to as armchair journalism and a failure to investigate and dig deeper for the truth. It is also yet another example of the propaganda war conducted by so-called wire agencies. Below is our criticism of this shabby US military press release disguised as objective journalism.

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