Good News and No News

October 2007
Extra!;Oct2007, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p5
The author comments on the reported news on the US death toll in Iraq by Associated Press (AP). The author reflects that the report published in the 7 July 31, 2007 issue of AP is debatable. AP reported that the death toll of Americans killed in Iraq for July is the lowest in eight months. He argues that there have been 34 months when the death toll was lower than July, and questions whether AP is helping the Pentagon promote good news about Iraq.


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