The truth about war reporting
Report the glory, never the horror
George Seldes in World War I
This film excerpt was from the 1996 Academy-Award-nominated documentary feature film by Rick Goldsmith, Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press.
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Do you think that George Bush and his fellow crooks invented “embedded” war correspondents?
Nope. It goes way, way back.
The key: Glory, yes. Horror, no.
Reporting the truth of war was once grounds for death by firing squad.
Again, young George Seldes learns this the hard way.
If war were ever reported accurately, a sane population would never support let alone participate in one.