Friday, December 02, 2005

Journalism or Collaboration?

Much breast-beating in the MSM these days about how the US may actually be paying Iraqi news sources to publish good news. Has anybody asked the important question - is any of it false? Meanwhile, BlackFive reports on how Al-Reuters has pissed off a Marine. (Never a good idea, I hasten to add.)
"Today I witnessed inaccurate reporting, use of unreliable sources, media using other media as sources, an active insurgent propaganda machine, and the pack journalism at its worse," Capt. Jeffrey Pool, a spokesman for the 2nd Marine Division, said in an e-mail to news organizations."

Victory in Iraq

The White House has finally published its plan. What took them so long?

Read it here. (PDF)