April 3, 2003

Military Action on Camera

Percent of Stories
Weapons Fired 21.3%
Weapons Fired w/ Human Impact 0.0%
Weapons Fired w/Non-Human Impact 10.2%
Weapons Fired, No Results Shown 11.1%
Frontline at the Ready 11.1%
Moving or Maneuvers 32.4%
Non-Frontline Activities 10.2%
Other 1.8%
No Video Aspect 23.2%

The video reports from embedded TV correspondents during the Iraq war tended to focus on troops moving and weapons being fired in engagements.