When it's best to be grey

Edward, David
September 2003
New Statesman;9/29/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4657, p18
Offers observations on the possible decision of the BBC to fire "Today" program journalist Andrew Gilligan over his handling of a story about the British justification for war with Iraq. Their criticism of him for lacking nuance and subtlety in this story; Examples of other instances in which notable journalists have made similar claims about British and U.S. terrorism and military policies during the Iraq War; Suggestion that the media are guilty of allowing governmental pressure to influence their stance on the war.


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