Private Military Contractors Writing the News? The Pentagon's Propaganda at Its WorstQuicklink submitted by Margaret Bassett Permalink
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|Department of Defense will pay private contractors $300 million over the next three years to "produce news stories, entertainment programs and public service advertisements for the Iraqi media in an effort to 'engage and inspire' the local population to support U.S. objectives and the Iraqi government," Virginia Sen. Jim Webb wrote a strongly worded letter to Defense Secretary Robert Gates.|
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