Thursday, April 24, 2008

Gigantic NYT article about the media using Pentagon approved & promoted "independent" military analysts

It's a huge article - 11 web pages huge, check it out here. From the article:

"To the public, these men are members of a familiar fraternity, presented tens of thousands of times on television and radio as “military analysts” whose long service has equipped them to give authoritative and unfettered judgments about the most pressing issues of the post-Sept. 11 world.

Hidden behind that appearance of objectivity, though, is a Pentagon information apparatus that has used those analysts in a campaign to generate favorable news coverage of the administration’s wartime performance, an examination by The New York Times has found."

Read the rest here.

- Sujewa

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