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February 01, 2008

As Iraq Stabilizes, Nets End Almost All Coverage

The Deciders.

Incidentally, the networks will claim they're employing some sort of objective, if sensationalistic, standard: If it bleeds, it leads. And so they will claim, to the extent they address the criticism at all, that they're simply reporting on violence in Iraq, and as violence falls, so does their coverage.

The problem with that claim is that while they do relish covering every Al Qeada or insurgent attack in Iraq, they do not seem to have much appetite for reporting on our troops' big victories against Al Qaeda. There's some bleeding there, too, and by their own standard that ought to be leading.

But they're just not interested. Only Al Qaeda "victories," such as they are, apparently merit any reporting whatsoever.


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