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Moral Dilemmas of the Press

From The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/11/opinion/11JORD.html? April 11, 2003 The News We Kept to Ourselves By EASON JORDAN ATLANTA - Over the last dozen years I made 13 trips to Baghdad to lobby the government to keep CNN's Baghdad bureau open and to arrange interviews with Iraqi leaders. Each time …

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Parties to the Conflict

From The Daily Star (Lebanon) http://www.gvnews.net/html/dailynews/alert3948.html April 8, 2003 GVNews.Net Daily World By Rami G. Khouri The Daily Star (Lebanon) Between the biases, distortion and cheerleading of American and Arab television coverage of the Iraq war, a viewer of both U.S. and Arab broadcasts can piece together a picture of …

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Media on Media: Introduction

In no previous war has the media been so much a part of the story. Whereas in the past, interest has been largely directed at the information that journalists have collected and passed on, in the current Iraq war a large part of the press's attention has been directed at …

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Covering The Iraq War in India

"Just because the microphone in front of you amplifies your voice around the world, is no reason to think we have any more wisdom than we had when our voices could reach only from one end of the bar to the other."  Edward R. Murrow Indian entertainment, primarily recognized as …

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Video Cairo Sat: the Pressure of War

It is impossible to visit Video Cairo Sat during the war on Iraq without staring at the news desk. Hooked to his computer, the news desk coordinator enters the latest changes to the booking schedule while answering phone calls, receiving faxes, and printing out emails coming from different television channels …

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Al Jazeera Winning TV Credibility War

Although CNN blazed the path, Arab satellite channels emulated it with pioneering Desert Storm Gulf war coverage and many viewers in Egypt say they are now tuning in to Qatar-based Al Jazeera and tuning out CNN for Iraq war telecasts. Al Jazeera seems to be winning TV credibility and ratings …

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