Friday, December 05, 2003
More than a week has passed since the President's surprise Thanksgiving trip to Baghdad, but the debate rages on as to whether the press, and the American people, were wrongly misled by the White House. Some see it as yet another taxpayer-subsidized P.R. stunt, and criticize the complicity of the reporters brought along. Others defend the jaunt as a demonstration of the President's true feelings of support for the troops. But NYU Journalism Chair Jay Rosen thinks both sides miss the point, and tells Brooke why.