Friday, October 20, 2006

On CNN's consistency

What's all the uproar over CNN showing the enemy sniper videos picking off U.S. soldiers? The decision to show it was subject to "hours of intense editorial debate" at CNN's highest levels.

And besides, when Nick Berg was beheaded they gave the public insight into our enemies cruelty by airing that video as well...NOT!

Update: Check out what CNN's OWN, repeat, CNN's OWN web news item says about the video:
From a distance, possibly hundreds of yards away, a sniper watches for his opportunity to strike as a fellow insurgent operates a camera to capture the video for propaganda purposes.
So after "hours of intense debate" the decision came down to showing the propaganda.

Update: Lawmaker Outraged by Sniper Footage on CNN:

CNN has become "the publicist for an enemy propaganda film" by broadcasting a video showing an insurgent sniper in Iraq apparently killing an American soldier, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said here Friday.

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-El Cajon) called for the Pentagon to oust any CNN reporter embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq....


Post a Comment

<< Home