Washington Post Fights Censorship Accusations

Washington Post

An American journalist with a long history of covering national politics says the Washington Post wrongly threw out an op-ed he penned last week that critiqued the media’s role in the Iraq War.

Greg Mitchell, an accomplished author and reporter with by-lines throughout his career in both the Post and New York Times, says the DC-based paper tossed out an assigned piece of his slated to run this week, instead replacing it with one nowhere near as critical.

Miller says he was commissioned by the Post to write about the American media’s blunder during the days leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and in turn handed in a hard-hitting analysis that examines the shortcomings of US journalists who failed to ask the right questions as the Bush administration ramped-up calls for war by feeding disinformation….

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