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Contrary to the insistence of Pentagon officials this week that they are not rating the work of reporters covering U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Stars and Stripes has obtained documents that prove that reporters’ coverage is being graded as “positive,” “neutral” or “negative.”
Moreover, the documents — recent confidential profiles of the work of individual reporters prepared by a Pentagon contractor — indicate that the ratings are intended to manipulate the stories that reporters produce.
Originally posted by PsykoOps
It's new that they give the impression of 'neutrality' and openness but it's just a smoke screen. No military want's another Vietnam disaster in their hands.