Rise of the 'Patriotic Journalist'

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To understand how the American press corps lost its way -- and became an accessory to the Bush administration's deceptive case for war in Iraq -- one has to look back three decades to a different era when reporters challenged the national security elite. The counterattack against that challenge led directly to the rise of the neoconservatives and the rise of the "patriotic journalist," personified by the likes of the New York Times Judith Miller.

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