TITLE

While the Watchdogs Slept

AUTHOR(S)
Cranberg, Gilbert
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall2003, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the failure of the mass media and journalists in the United States to question the veracity of the evidence used by President George W. Bush for going to war in Iraq in March 2003. Examination on the evidence that Iraqi attempted to purchase uranium from Africa for its nuclear weapons program; Move of International Atomic Energy Agency director Mohammed ElBaradei that the evidence about Iraq's attempt to purchase uranium from Africa was false; Articles published in leading newspapers on the falsity of the evidence.
ACCESSION #
10976546

 

Related Articles

  • Just the Facts.  // New Republic;4/14/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 14, p7 

    Last Friday morning, after a week of increasingly tough questioning from the White House press corps, a "senior administration official" took reporters aside to inform them that U.S. President George W. Bush found many of their questions "silly." The president was experiencing "some level of...

  • Iraq: Plans in Case of a Civil War. Wolffe, Richard; Barry, John // Newsweek;8/14/2006, Vol. 148 Issue 7, p4 

    The article discusses the possibility of a civil war breaking out in Iraq. United States President George W. Bush says that civil war is a far-off possibility. However, a Bush aide says troops would be removed from the country if a civil war breaks out, adding that the Iraqi government itself is...

  • Still Taking the Pentagon's Bait. Jackson, Janine // Extra!;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p20 

    The article focuses on the reports released by the Pentagon on June 13, 2008 and the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) on June 23, 2008 related to Iraq war. The GAO's report condemned the surge strategy of President George Bush administration in Iraq and explains that the surge did not meet...

  • Climbing costs, plunging popularity. Isaacs, John // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p17 

    Deals with the plan of U. S. President George W. Bush to submit a request to the Congress for payment of post-war reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan. Criticisms from U. S. legislators on the administration's handling of the post-conflict situation; Findings of a survey conducted by mass...

  • Making Plans for Civil War. Wolffe, Richard; Barry, John // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);8/14/2006 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 148 Issue 7, p2 

    The article discusses the possibility of a civil war breaking out in Iraq. United States President George W. Bush says that civil war is a far-off possibility. However, a Bush aide says troops would be removed from the country if a civil war breaks out, adding that the Iraqi government itself is...

  • Making Plans for Civil War. Wolffe, Richard; Barry, John // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);8/14/2006 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 148 Issue 7, p2 

    The article discusses the possibility of a civil war breaking out in Iraq. United States President George W. Bush says that civil war is a far-off possibility. However, a Bush aide says troops would be removed from the country if a civil war breaks out, adding that the Iraqi government itself is...

  • To Tell the Truth.  // Broadcasting & Cable;4/3/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 14, p34 

    Comments on the verbal attacks at the media by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush, as part of an organized strategy to boost the president's approval ratings and regain support for the War in Iraq, in 2006. Remarks from Vice President Richard Cheney about the media, presented...

  • Rearview Mirror. Rothschild, Matthew // Progressive;May2013, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p4 

    In this article the author discusses the mass media's campaign against the Iraq War. According to the author, the periodical "Progressive" started campaigning against the Iraq War more than six months before it began; and published several articles including "Stop the War Before It Starts," by...

  • George W. Bush's Second Term: Saving the World, Saving the Country. Dervin, Dan // Journal of Psychohistory;Fall2005, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p117 

    Discusses the issues surrounding the second term of U.S. President George W. Bush in 2004. Description of several psychoanalytic studies performed about him; Effect of his war on terrorism on his public image; Efforts of Bush to reprise his popularity after the Iraq war.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics