Courtesy of Jen over at DISGRASIAN, a sobering look at some numbers. 911 The number of U.S. soldiers who have died in the war in Afghanistan. 2,266 The number of veterans under the age of 65 who died in 2008 because they were uninsured. 4,365 The number of U.S. soldiers who have died in the […]
Following up on the “War Zone Diary” post, here’s a documentary made a few years back about media coverage of the Iraq War, and specifically the role of Al Jazeera. It’s entitled “Control Room” and you can find the entire movie here. And the trailer:
NBC journalist Richard Engel put together a video journal of his time in Iraq; it’s a couple years old, but still good. You can watch it here. H/T to Amanda.