By Tim Hjersted
Mar 23, 2008
For your weekly dose of independent perspective, here's a presentation by Norman Solomon covering, in greater depth, the ideas presented in the documentary film "War Made Easy". If you've already seen the film, it adds some great thought to simmer on.- Tim
In other news...
3% of News Covers War, after 5 Years
"Last week marked the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq, but you might not have seen much about it on TV. Just 3% of the news in February was dedicated to the war and fewer than one in three Americans know how many American troops have died in Iraq. Believe it or not, a study just released by the Pew Research Center shows that press coverage of the war is at the lowest point since the war began. Please take a minute now to sign an open letter
to the media and demand that major networks increase their coverage of the Iraq war." - from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.