Media Predictable On Captured US Soldier
11:01 AM, Jul 20, 2009 • By BILL ROGGIO
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The day the news broke that the Taliban captured a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan, it was noted here that the media would fall all over itself to give out the details of the soldier's life. The Associated Press, CBS News, and most every other news outlet failed to disappoint. About the only thing the media left out was the soldier's home address.
So if it was wise to hide the capture of New York Times reporter David Rohdes's capture because doing so increased the likelihood he would be returned home alive, why is it wise to splash this soldier's entire life of the airwaves and in print? Don't expect an answer from the guardians of truth.
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