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New Defense Department Memos Highlight Tenuous Relationship with Media in the Past

by Matthew L. Schafer A July 2nd internal memo from the Public Affairs Office at the Department of Defense outlines a new media strategy for the war in Afghanistan.  The memo comes after General Stanley McChrystal’s ouster last month as … Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate or the Fourth Stooge? Mainstream press react to Rolling Stone access

by Matthew L. Schafer With the fanatic interest around Michael Hasting’s controversial Rolling Stone article about General Stanley McChrystal beginning to subside, a much more interesting question than “What was McChrystal thinking?” is emerging.  The article, which landed McChrystal in … Continue reading

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