According to an article in World Net Daily, Nerchivan Barzani, the prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan in a meeting with Gold Star Families visiting U.S. troops in the Middle east, discussed with the families how our news media coverage of Iraq is shameful. Barzani met with a delegation of Gold Star Families each of who lost a child in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is disturbing to me that our America news media organizations have downplayed the historic visit. The Gold Star Families trip was sponsored by Move America Forward. It appears to me that if it isn't Cindy Sheehan and her radicalized friends spouting the left wing agenda, it is not news for our bias mainstream media.by Matthew Sheffield, November 7, 2006
CNN International is in some prestigious company now:
A government leader in Iraq's Kurdistan region has told Gold Star Families visiting U.S. troops in the Middle East that the news media's coverage of the situation in Iraq is terribly biased.
"CNN International and Al Jazeera are equally bad in their coverage of the situation in Iraq," said Nerchivan Barzani, the prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan.
"When I was in the United States recently and read the negative news in the Washington Post, New York Times and in the network TV broadcasts, I even wondered if things had gotten so bad since I had left that I shouldn't return," he said. read more