- Making News: UK Report Shows Army and Police Collusion in Murders
The conflict between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland was needlessly intensified and prolonged by army and police officers, who colluded with terrorists responsible for dozens of murders. That-s the conclusion of four years of investigation by Britain-s top policeman, Sir John Stevens. Dan Keenan, northern news editor for the Irish Times, is following the story.
- Reporter's Notebook: Norm Pattiz Running US TV Newscasts in Iraq
This week, Iraqis can trade-in 30 years of state-controlled TV news for Dan Rather, Peter Jennings, Tom Brokaw, Jim Lehrer and Brit Hume. The man responsible is the inventor of America-s largest radio supplier of sports, music, talk and information, and music-and-news Radio Sawa, a hit among young people in some Arab countries. Norm Pattiz is also the force behind Iraq and the World, which is beaming US network news into Iraq.
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