April 3, 2003

Topics Covered in Embed Stories

Percent of All Stories
Military Action 27.8%
Combat Results 13.0%
Pre-Combat 31.5%
Personnel/ Equipment 15.7%
Aftermath 6.5%
Other 5.5%

Stories from embedded reporters in the early days of the Iraq war were about a range of topics, but preparation and military action stood out. The results and aftermath of engagement were less common.