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Prime newshounds from Fox information, CBS, ABC, MSNBC, newspapers, and different outlets—including Dan particularly, Ashleigh Banfield, Robert McChesney, Greg Palast, Pulitzer Prize and Emmy winners, and more—recount the clicking censorship they skilled within the wake of September 11 safeguard matters. With a foreword by way of Gore Vidal and edited through former CBS and CNN manufacturer Kristina Borjesson, this hugely acclaimed anthology has been defined as "fascinating and disturbing," "uplifting" and "infuriating," and a "penetrating number of robust essays." the unique variation gained the nationwide Press Club’s Arthur Rowse Award for Press feedback and used to be chosen via the hot York Public Library as essentially the most impressive titles of 2002.

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17. forty four. Ibid. forty five. Ibid. forty six. Ibid. forty seven. Ibid. forty eight. Ibid. forty nine. Ibid. 50. Cf. supra, no. 36. fifty one. division of the military, workplace of the pass judgement on recommend common, Washington, DC 20310/DAJA-IA (27-1a) /Memorandum of Law/Subject: govt Order 12333 and Assassination, W. Hays Park, leader, foreign legislations department/ overseas Affairs department. fifty two. Knut Royce and Peter Eisner, "U. S. obtained Gacha," Newsday, might four, 1990, pp. 1, five. fifty three. Jim Ridgeway, "Casey on the Bar," L. A. Weekly, September 21, 1985, p. 27. fifty four. Ibid. fifty five. Ibid. fifty six. Ibid. fifty seven. Ibid. fifty eight. Andy Boehm, "The Seizing of the yank Broadcasting Company," L. A. Weekly, February 20-26,1987, pp. 1-6. fifty nine. Ibid. 60. Ibid. sixty one. Ibid. sixty two. Seymour Hersh, "Manhunt," New Yorker, December 23 and 30, 2003, pp. 66-74. sixty three. George guideline, "Written assertion for the list of the Director of crucial Intelligence, fee on Terrorist assaults upon the United States," March 24, 2004, p. sixteen. sixty four. Ted Gup, "Imminent threat on the CIA," Washington submit, February 7, 2004, p. A23. sixty five. Dana Priest, "U. S. groups search to Kill Iraqi Elite," Washington put up, March 30, 2003, p. Al. sixty six. Pamela Hess, "Experts: Yemen Strike now not Assassination," UPI, November eight, 2003. sixty seven. "CIA Can Kill american citizens in Al Qaeda," Bloomberg, December four, 2002. sixty eight. division of the military, workplace of the pass judgement on suggest basic, Washington, DC 20310/DAJA-IA (27-1a)/Memorandum of Law/Subject government Order 12333 and Assassination, W. Hays Park, leader, overseas legislation department/ foreign Affairs department. sixty nine. Cf. supra, no. five. 70. Cf. supra, no. 1. seventy one. Ibid. seventy two. Ibid. seventy three. Cf. supra, no. three. seventy four. Dana Priest, "The CIA's 'Anonymous' No. 2," Washington publish, January nine, 2004, p. A15. seventy five. Ibid. seventy six. Gup, "Imminent probability on the CIA. " seventy seven. Ibid. seventy eight. Dana Priest and Walter Pincus, "Tenet Defends CIA s research of Iraq as goal, If Flawed," Washington submit, February 6, 2004, pp. Al, A16. bankruptcy 7 THE effective WURLITZER performs ON GARY WEBB Webb was once an investigative reporter for nineteen years, targeting govt and private-sector corruption and profitable greater than thirty journalism awards. He was once considered one of six journalists on the San Jose Mercury information to win a 1990 Pulitzer Prize for common information reporting for a chain of news on northern California's 1989 earthquake. He additionally obtained the 1997 Media Hero Award from the 2d Annual Media & Democracy Congress and in 1996 was once named Journalist of the yr by means of the Bay region Society reporters. In 1994 Webb received the H. L. Mencken Award given via the unfastened Press organization for a chain within the San Jose Mercury information on abuses within the country of California's drug asset forfeiture software. And in 1980, Webb gained an Investigative newshounds and Editors (IRE) Award for a sequence that he coauthored on the Kentucky submit on geared up crime within the coal undefined. sooner than 1988, Webb labored as a kingdom apartment correspondent for the Cleveland undeniable broker and was once a reporter for the San Jose Mercury information the place the darkish Alliance sequence broke in 1996. Months later, Webb was once successfully compelled out of his activity after the San Jose Mercury information retracted their aid for his tale.

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