Greg Mitchell writes a daily blog for The Nation focusing on media, politics and culture. He is the former editor of Editor & Publisher and author of thirteen books. His latest book, on the 2012 Obama-Romney race, is Tricks, Lies, and Videotape. His other books include Atomic Cover-Up, The Campaign of the Century (winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize), two books related to WikiLeaks and a pair of books with Robert Jay Lifton on Hiroshima and the death penalty in America. His Twitter feed is @GregMitch and he can be reached at: email@example.com. His personal blog is Pressing Issues.
We were among the few to raise serious questions about what might happen after our “victory” in Iraq.
Greg Mitchell recalls the good, the bad and the ugly in press coverage of the Iraq War.
Robert Redford and Susan Sarandon produced the terrific documentary series.
In the months before the war, The Washington Post ran more than 140 stories on its front page promoting the war.
Unlike so many others, she wants to wait for the full facts before making a firm declaration.
“When someone makes a big public show of a personal decision, it is nothing more than a self-promotional stunt,” RT says.
Produced by Alex Gibney and Robert Redford with narration by Susan Sarandon.
Read Medea Benjamin’s tweets from jail.