A PEJ analysis of embedded coverage found it was largely anecdotal, combat-focused and live and unedited.
The War on Terrorism
The news Americans see on network television has softened considerably since 2001l, to the point that it looks more like it did before the terrorist attacks than immediately after.
In Wartime, the People Want the Facts
Four months into the war, a review of news coverage reveals that over time Americans are getting fewer facts and more opinion — a narrow range of opinion, at that — from newspapers, magazines and television. At the same time, polls show the press losing a measure of the respect it had gained in …
Return to Normalcy?
Over time the press is inching back toward pre-September 11th norms of behavior.
Before And After
The war on terrorism has caused a colossal shift in the news people see on network television.