- Making News: Ongoing Border Tensions in Northern Iraq
In Northern Iraq, the humanitarian crisis anticipated by Turkey has not materialized. During the first Gulf War, Turkey sent troops into northern Iraq to stem the flood or Kurdish refugees that poured across its border. Some 12 million Kurds are already living in Turkey. Quill Laurence of PRI-s The World, reports on border tensions and Turkey-s fear that the Kurds will attempt to set up an independent state.
- Reporter's Notebook: Broadcasters Told Patriotism Sells Better than Protest
Veteran combat correspondent Peter Arnett has been released by NBC after giving an interview to Iraqi TV. Geraldo Rivera has been told to leave Iraq for reporting too much about the location of US troops. Such incidents make reality of the nightmares of news consultants who are advising TV and radio stations to wave the flag. The Washington Post-s Paul Farhi looks at the advice news consults are giving broadcasters about the war in Iraq.
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