No Bloody News

Sunday, August 08, 2004

The security situation in Iraq has deteriorated to such an extent that many European news bureaus are packing up and heading home. American news outlets have yet to follow their lead, but reporters mostly stay holed up in hotels, relying on freelancers. What's the effect of bunker journalism on the story that's getting out? It turns out that the time devoted to Iraq on the network nightly news is shrinking as the attacks become more frequent. Newsday correspondent Matt McAllester gives Brooke the view from Baghdad.

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