Listen Now: Strupp and Mitchell Discuss War Coverage

By: E&P Staff

In part II of a discussion that started last week, E&P Editor Greg Mitchell and Senior Editor Joe Strupp use the twin milestones ? fifth anniversary and 4000 U.S. dead ? to talk about media coverage of the war, focusing this time more on recent and current trends.

Did the press fall down on covering the “surge”? What happened to the “embeds” and are there enough reporters in Baghdad? And why didn?t the press cover its own five-year performance at the fifth anniversary?

Strupp has written hundreds of articles about war coverage since 2002 and Mitchell has written a new book, “So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits — and the President — Failed on Iraq.”

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