Goodman, Walter
May 1991
Columbia Journalism Review;May/Jun1991, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p29
The article ponders on the criticisms faced by journalist Peter Arnett and other U.S. correspondents concerning the role they played in the war in Iraq in 1991. After leaving Baghdad, Arnett answered criticisms concerning his presence in Iraq and he upheld his role even as he said that the kind of journalism he had practiced had been circumscribed. Jim Wooten, a columnist for "The Atlanta Journal," commented in his article about the distinction between Cable News Network and the networks that served mainly in the U.S. The importance for correspondents to see more of the consequences of the bombing than to merely see photographs is explained.


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