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August 05, 2007

Confirmed: TNR Was Told Burning Woman Was "Urban Legend Or Myth" By Kuwait PAO; Forgot To Mention That In Statement

TNR wrote:

In this process, TNR contacted dozens of people. Editors and staffers spoke numerous times with Beauchamp. We also spoke with current and former soldiers, forensic experts, and other journalists who have covered the war extensively. And we sought assistance from Army Public Affairs officers...

Well the Kuwait PAO gave them (specifically, editor Jason Zingerle) "assistance" -- telling them that the burned woman did not exist as far as they could tell, and seemed to be an "urban legend or myth" -- but TNR failed to share that with its readers.


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