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Iraq History: When a President & Journalists Get it Wrong

MUNCIE, Indiana – With all the news about the Sunni rebels called ISIS in Iraq, and “War Hawks” appearing on national media outlets beating the same war drums, we thought Hoosiers and Americans deserved a refresher course on the Iraq War propagandizing by former President and Vice President Bush and Cheney, respectively. However, they didn’t […]

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Business Culture

Why Journalists in the U.S. Now Need Protection

by Paul Steiger, ProPublica Last night, ProPublica founder and executive chairman Paul Steiger received the Burton Benjamin Memorial award from the Committee to Protect Journalists. Here are his remarks. In recent days I thought a lot about the 16 previous recipients of the Burton Benjamin award, and re-read the words from this platform of some […]