Bad Reporting in Baghdad: You Have No Idea How Well Things are Going

“To an amazing degree, the Baghdad-based press corps avoids writing about or filming the friendly dealings between U.S. forces here and the local population–most likely because to do so would require them to report the extravagant expressions of gratitude that accompany every such encounter. Instead you read story after story about the supposed fury of Baghdadis at the Americans for allowing the breakdown of law and order in their city.” Jonathan ForemanBad Reporting in Baghdad: You Have No Idea How Well Things are GoingWeekly Standard)