Why Did It Take a Rock Magazine to Report the Military's Total Disaster in Afghanistan?

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The controversial Rolling Stone profile of General Stanley McChrystal didn't just expose poor judgment on the part of the U.S. military's key leader in Afghanistan. It also illustrates one of the most persistent shortcomings of American corporate journalism. Anyone in the Pentagon press corps could have written Hastings' story. So why did it appear in Rolling Stone?

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