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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-11-04 05:06 PM
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Iraqi Gov't Warns Media About Coverage
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Edited on Thu Nov-11-04 05:09 PM by maddezmom
BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Iraqi government warned news organizations Thursday to distinguish between insurgents and ordinary civilians in coverage of the fighting in Fallujah and to promote the leadership's position or face unspecified action.



The warning came in a statement sent to news organizations by Iraq (news - web sites)'s Media High Commission, which cited the 60-day state of emergency declared Sunday on the eve of the offensive in Fallujah.


"You must be precise and objective in handling news and information," the statement said.


It stressed the necessity of differentiating between "innocent citizens of Fallujah who are not targeted by the military operations and between the terrorist groups who infiltrated the city and took its people hostage under the pretext of resistance and jihad."

more: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=540&nci...

More bombings for media outlets or snipers killing cameramen?
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  -Iraqi Gov't Warns Media About Coverage maddezmom  Nov-11-04 05:06 PM   #0 
  - Why? The US military doesn't distinguish between them  htuttle   Nov-11-04 05:09 PM   #1 
  - it's a direct threat to news organizations..wonder if it's only Iraqi's  maddezmom   Nov-11-04 05:13 PM   #4 
  - One man's insurgent is another man's freedom fighter....  AtlantaBob   Nov-11-04 05:11 PM   #2 
  - So he's threatening  bluedonkey   Nov-11-04 05:12 PM   #3 
  - Bwahahahahahaha....  William Bloode   Nov-11-04 05:22 PM   #5 
  - I'm sure alawi has a personal Goebbels in the waiting.  pinniped   Nov-11-04 05:26 PM   #6 
  - "Freedom is on the march" GWB, 2004, that about says it all  MichiganVote   Nov-11-04 05:32 PM   #7 
  - I can't believe they actually called it "the homeland"  UL_Approved   Nov-11-04 05:32 PM   #8 
  - Hello? What about OUR "homeland security" department?  tedzbear   Nov-11-04 07:04 PM   #15 
  - Seig Heil  pleiku52cab   Nov-11-04 05:34 PM   #9 
  - "not to "add patriotic descriptions to groups of killers and criminals." "  Tom Yossarian Joad   Nov-11-04 05:34 PM   #10 
  - Why should media distinguish between insurgents and civilians...  Barrett808   Nov-11-04 05:39 PM   #11 
  - Photos are pretty damn objective....  leftchick   Nov-11-04 05:43 PM   #12 
  - Yeah. Big Surprise  buddyhollysghost   Nov-11-04 05:46 PM   #13 
  - just think about it, ABC is afraid to air "Private Ryan"  maddezmom   Nov-11-04 06:47 PM   #14 
  - Hire U.S. reporters...they're already paper-trained. n/t  Career Prole   Nov-11-04 08:47 PM   #16 
  - "Precise and objective"...  Darranar   Nov-11-04 08:52 PM   #17 
  - This is bullshit!  Bush was AWOL   Nov-11-04 09:00 PM   #18 
     - World Wires Show the Maiming & Deaths Of Iraqi Citizens  Erika   Nov-11-04 11:31 PM   #19 
 

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