Pentagon TV Scandal: Media Fails To Ask Hard Questions

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You’d think news that the Pentagon secretly infiltrated TV news shows with propaganda about the Iraq invasion packaged as fact would be a huge story. It was in the New York Times which broke the story. But on TV, particularly the networks that were duped by the Pentagon, coverage of the story was short-lived.

Matt Thompson of FreePress.net reports the hard questions in this scandal haven’t been answered, because they haven’t been asked.

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