When the Internet Reveals a Story

Hettena, Seth
December 2005
Nieman Reports;Winter2005, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p33
The article presents the author's views on the role that an American citizen's personal Web page played in his reporting of the death of an Iraqi terrorism suspect Manadel al-Jamadi at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. It describes the corpse of al-Jamadi. It cites the challenges encountered in publishing the story. It provides information on a lawsuit filed against him after publishing the story.


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