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How About Some Good News?

MRC’s Brent Baker reports this morning that good news may slip in as the networks mark the first anniversary of the war to liberate Iraq. On Friday’s Larry King Live on CNN, CBS’s Dan Rather in Iraq opined to King that if he were to travel to Iraq, “I think the biggest thing you would notice is freedom.” On Saturday night, ABC’s John Donvan conveyed, over video of kids on swings and people smiling from their trucks and rickshaws as they drove by, that “to a surprising degree, that doesn’t often make the news,” much of life goes on in Baghdad with dry cleaners functioning, chicken grilling at street side and sidewalks full of goods for sale.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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