Embed or in Bed?

Gitlin, Todd
June 2003
American Prospect;Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p43
Comments on the mass media coverage of the U.S. war with Iraq in 2003 through reporters embedded with the military. Deficiencies in the war reportage; Criticisms against the endless recycling of euphemism by television networks; Issues which were neglected due to the media coverage of the war.


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