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July 10th, 2003
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Attacks on the Press 2002
http://www.cpj.org/attacks02/mideast02/iraq.html

The Committee to Protect Journalists identifies attacks against the press in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East in the year 2002.

Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with al-Jazeera TV
http://www.defenselink.mil/transcripts/2003/t02262003_t0225sdaljaz.html

The U.S. Department of Defense has provided this transcript of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s February 25, 2003 interview with Jamil Azer of al-Jazeera.

On the Media: Eyes on the Arab World
http://www.wnyc.org/onthemedia/transcripts/transcripts_020703_arab.html

The National Public Radio program “On the Media” interviewed Jihad Fakhreddine, a media analyst based in the United Arab Emirates, in February of 2003. In the interview, Fakhreddine comments on al-Jazeera as well as the then-fledgling al-Arabiya 24-hour news network.

Conflicts and War Crimes: Challenges for Coverage
http://www.crimesofwar.org/print/seminars/day1-ethics-p4-print.html

In this seminar for editors sponsored by The Crimes of War Project and The Freedom Forum, journalists describe some of the ethical challenges that war reporting presents — such as working with known war criminals to get access to restricted areas.

al-Jazeera’s Edge
http://www.newyorkmetro.com/nymetro/news/media/columns/medialife/n_8648//index.html

In his “This Media Life” column, NEW YORK MAGAZINE columnist Michael Wolff — who covered the Iraq war from CENTCOM in Doha, Qatar — describes his perceptions of al-Jazeera during his time there.

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