But Who's Counting?

Friday, May 09, 2003

Last week, Knight Ridder Newspapers reported that according to hospital records, at least 1100 civilians died in the battle for Baghdad. The estimate was one of only a few to surface in the media so far, and some say that the media should be paying more attention to the story. But military analyst and L.A. Times columnist Bill Arkin tells Brooke that it's not necessarily the media's role to count civilian deaths.

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