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U.S. military groomed TV military analysts to generate favorible reports

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posted on Apr, 21 2008 @ 01:33 PM
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U.S. military groomed TV military analysts


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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Many U.S. military analysts used as commentators on Iraq by television networks have been groomed by the Pentagon, leaving some feeling they were manipulated to report favorably on the Bush administration, The New York Times said in Sunday editions.

A Times report examining ties between the Bush administration and former senior officers who acted as paid TV analysts said they got private briefings, trips and access to classified intelligence meant to influence their com
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posted on Apr, 21 2008 @ 01:33 PM
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Is this any surprise? The only surprise is that it got out in the media at all IMHO. What scary is that we have gone from investigative reporters to basically talking heads that sit at home, download the briefing sheet (or take a luxury government sponsored trip) and generate a "story" :shk:

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posted on Apr, 21 2008 @ 01:50 PM
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Looks like there's 'disclosure' popping up all over the place.... although in this article you see that FAUX news refused to participate...,

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[edit on 21-4-2008 by Maxmars]



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