Read this dissection of the Rolling Stone article "Kill Team", by Carl Prine. One of my great frustrations is reading articles written by journalists who are never on the ground in country. They sit in their hotel room and get fed information via two or three stringers.
“Kill Team” wasn’t journalistic poison, like Hastings’ latest story, but it also wasn’t very well written, researched or edited, which is also a shame because unlike the PSYOP flotsam, it was true — and that truth should matter not only to my friends in the Army who have reacted so angrily to it but also to Americans who need to own some of the wars that are being fought in their name.
Read more: http://www.lineofdeparture.com/2011/03/30/rolling-porn/#ixzz1I7aaqnMP
Rolling Porn | Carl Prine