Eric Boehlert

American TV and Print Give Up Covering the War

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/07_09_05_boehlert.mp3]

Eric Boehlert, senior fellow at Media Matters for America and author of Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush, discusses the American TV and print media’s abandonment of the Iraq war story despite the fact that it remains the topic Americans are most interested in.

MP3 here. (32:10)

A senior fellow at Media Matters for America, and a former senior writer for Salon, Boehlert’s first book, “Lapdogs: How The Press Rolled Over for Bush,” was published in May.