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Media mea culpa

By Josh Richman
Friday, April 20th, 2007 at 2:10 pm in Iraq, Media.

Next Wednesday, April 25 brings the premiere of veteran journalist Bill Moyers‘ newest documentary, “Buying the War,” which Editor & Publisher magazine calls “(t)he most powerful indictment of the news media for falling down in its duties in the run-up to the war in Iraq.”

Free Press, a national nonpartisan organization working to increase informed public participation in crucial media policy debates, is organizing a nationwide system of house parties to watch the public-television broadcast; Moyers will be available to answer attendees’ questions during an exclusive conference call just before the screening. Check here to see if there’s a gathering near you.

Meanwhile, here’s an excerpt:

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