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NATO ADMITS U.S. SOLDIER KILLED BBC REPORTER

September 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

After initially maintaining that a BBC journalist covering a NATO operation in Afghanistan in July had been killed by insurgents, NATO acknowledged on Thursday that the reporter, Ahmed Omed Khpulwak, had been shot by a U.S. soldier who, it said, mistook him for a suicide bomber. According to the NATO report, the soldier saw the […]

OBAMA: BIN LADEN PHOTOS WILL NOT BE SEEN ON TV

May 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

President Obama has told 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft that he will not release photos of Osama bin Laden’s body. A clip from the interview scheduled to air on the magazine show on Sunday was broadcast Wednesday night on the CBS Evening News. In it the president said, “It is important for us to make […]

TWITTER SCOOPS TV ON BIN LADEN DEATH

May 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On Sunday, a day when broadcast and cable news operations are notoriously lean and lacking, it was Twitter that initially spread the word that Osama bin Laden had been killed during a 40-minute military operation at his secret residence in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The Twitter frontier was ablaze with the news more than an hour before […]