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Keyword: mediaaccess

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  • Military Rescinds Iraq Media-Access Order

    08/14/2003 12:39:15 PM PDT · by TexKat · 7 replies · 255+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 8/14/03 | By STEVEN R. HURST, Associated Press Writer
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The U.S. military briefly issued an order Thursday that could have restricted journalists from accompanying American troops on all but routine missions in Iraq, including operations aimed at capturing or killing Saddam Hussein. The directive told commanders throughout Iraq that reporters, photographers and television crews would be prohibited from traveling with the military on some operations as so-called "embedded" journalists. The U.S. military headquarters in Baghdad rescinded the order shortly after The Associated Press reported on it. No explanation was given. About 700 journalists were with troops during the early combat phase in the Iraq war. They...
  • S. Korea : Media organisations express concern over government's new press policy(curbing dissent!)

    04/20/2003 12:52:59 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies · 183+ views
    IFEX ^ | 04/17/03 | N/A
    PRESS RELEASE/ALERT: Media organisations express concern over government's new press policy Originator: International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Date: 2003-04-17 Country: SOUTH KOREA Person(s): Target(s): Source: IFJ Type(s) of violation(s): (IPI/IFEX) - The following is an IPI update on the latest press freedom developments in South Korea, which has been on the IPI Watch List since 6 September 2001: At a meeting of government agency spokesmen held on 27 March 2003, the South Korean government adopted a new press policy, dubbed "How to Operate Press Rooms". /snip A spokesman for the opposition Grand National Party (GNP) said that the Roh administration...
  • First Ammendment Coalition, Forest Service want to resolve coverage issues (Arizona)

    02/22/2003 8:13:27 AM PST · by madfly · 3 replies · 303+ views
    Arizona Newspaper Association ^ | Jan./Feb. 2003 | ANA
    The First Amendment Coalition (FAC) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) are working together to find ways to avoid much of the confusion and controversy that surrounded coverage of forest fires in Arizona last year. Jim Payne, Public Affairs Media Officer for the Southwestern Region of the USDA Forest Service, had been invited to attend the FAC meeting Jan. 9. He was unable to attend as he was out of town when the invitation came. When he returned to Phoenix and found his invitation he wrote Mark Scarp to bring him up to date on what is happening with...
  • clinton Complex-Question Fallacy Scheme Results in Media Deformation But No clinton Legitimacy

    11/15/2002 7:26:29 AM PST · by Mia T · 15 replies · 4,798+ views
    11-15-02 | Mia T
    clinton Complex-Question Fallacy Scheme Results in Grotesque Media Deformation But No clinton Legitimacy "What the hell is this moribund loser doing in the political arena, anyway?" EW YORK, November 15 -- Employing the "When did you stop beating your wife?" complex-question type of fallacy, the clinton "infrastructure" has ordered Barbara Walters, Chris Matthews, Larry King and the rest of the media myrmidons of the left to ask hillary clinton the requisite "Will you run for president in '04?" question no less than three (3) times per "interview." A subset of the CLINTON-WAS-AN-UTTER-FAILURE Containment Team Scheme , the clinton "infrastructure"...