Thursday, August 04, 2005

Hear no evil

from The Huffington Post

In the August issue of VF, James Wolcott wrote, "Mr. Media would be much happier if Iraq would go away." And how. The press, and particularly television, long ago grew bored of the unpleasant insurgency story. But yesterday's roadside bombing—the deadliest of the entire war, claiming the lives of 14 Marines—forced the story back to the forefront, although just barely.

At one point yesterday at the top of the hour on MSNBC, news of slain Marines was slotted in as the day's third most important story.

Read more here.


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