Casualties of war

Billen, Andrew
February 2004
New Statesman;2/9/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4674, p45
Discusses the report by British judge Lord Hutton which criticized the BBC for their war reporting. Other rulings in the report such as the clearing of Prime Minister Tony Blair in the death of Iraq weapons inspector David Kelly who was revealed as a source in an article by reporter Andrew Gilligan; Impact that Hutton's report will have on the BBC; Details of a critical program aired on British television's Channel 4 about the war called "Invading Iraq: how Britain and America go it wrong"; Intelligence problems through out the war; Suggestions of what needs to be done for BBC to gain respect again as a news television channel.


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