Greg Mitchell, editor of Editor and Publisher, discusses the sixth year anniversary of Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” stunt, the spread of revisionist history claiming that everyone was for the Iraq war when it started, the abject failure of mainstream media on the biggest issues of the day and how online resources are challenging traditional media’s stranglehold on the truth.
MP3 here. (27:32)
Greg Mitchell is the author of So Wrong for So Long: How the Press, the Pundits–and the President–Failed on Iraq and Why Obama Won: The Making of a President 2008. His article looking back at the media coverage of “Mission Accomplished” is on Editor and Publisher.