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Originally posted by vibetic
Lots of reporters working in warzones are freelancers. The fact he's biased against the war and not selected by political opinions just gives more credibility to the embedded reporter program.
[edit on 18-11-2004 by vibetic]
Biased against war maybe. How does this effect what he recorded?
Originally posted by jsobecky The fact that he is anti-war means that he s biased. It's not surprising that NBC chose him.
Originally posted by mattpryor
Has anyone actually read Sites's blog? Seems fairly impartial to me. I certainly couldn't find any of the anti-coalition rhetoric that I was expecting, in fact he seems to speak quite highly of the unit that he's with.
Originally posted by jsobecky
The fact that he is anti-war means that he s biased. It's not surprising that NBC chose him.
Originally posted by FlyersFan
He was a VERY poor choice for objective reporting. He
couldn't be bothered to report about the insurgant
attrocities (faking death/injury/surrender and then blowing
up Marines ... which is against the rules of engagement).
Originally posted by UM_Gazz
Help me understand here, would this make the whole thing the reporter's fault? Or is it because it was this reporter that brought the news to the surface?
So are we blaming the reporter for bad news?
If you or anyone else was in Iraq and caught that moment on video as this reporter did what would you have done with it?
Maybe we have the answer to all the problems of this war.. Kill all reporters!! and things will get better.
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
How does this effect what he recorded?
Originally posted by Toejamfootball
This seems a little odd, so to get this straight...
Are you blaming a reporter for being biased, thus causing a soldier to act in a way that is incongruent to Military Rules of Engagment and International law or is the issue that this biased Individual brought to light that there are other occurances ongoing that are simply not reported because those reporters who do encounter acts unbecoming for the United States do not report on it , because it would make the US look bad?