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  • Action and reaction, particularly in cable news

    04/30/2003 10:36:56 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 1 replies · 220+ views ^ | Thursday, May 1, 2003 | by Ross Mackenzie
    OK, kids. Let's all sit down for a status report on the American press... The Second Iraq War, and 9/11 before it, were high press moments. The decision to "embed" reporters in American and British units at long last sensitized the press to the military and probably set the standard for how future conflicts will be covered. Call the Iraq coverage whatever you like - judgmental, cynical, cheerleady, jingoistic - it and 9/11 briefly raised readership and viewership in realms where a disappearing audience is the fundamental concern. Since 1994, adult readership of daily newspapers has declined from 49 percent...
  • Powell takes on Lesley Stahl [GO COLIN!]

    03/26/2003 10:54:54 AM PST · by ejdrapes · 59 replies · 199+ views
    CBS News ^ | March 26, 2003 | CBS News
    EXCLUSIVE: One-On-One With Powell (CBS) As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the first Gulf War, Secretary of State Colin Powell was the architect of the campaign to oust Iraqi forces from Kuwait. He has been at the heart of the decision-making process that led up to the current military conflict with Iraq. On Tuesday night, Powell sat down with 48 Hour's Lesley Stahl for an exclusive one-on-one interview. Stahl: The secretary of defense said that there are intelligence reports that the chain of command in Iraq has been told to use chemical weapons against our soldiers, once...