Thursday, August 05, 2004

"Knight Ridder Washington reporters Warren Strobel and Jonathan Landay received the Raymond Clapper Memorial award from the Senate Press Gallery for their coverage of the sketchy intelligence used to justify war with Iraq." As this American Journalism Review article explains, Strobel and Landay were almost the only reporters to question the administration's reasons for going to war. "I think the failure of the media in general in covering this story," Landay says, "is as egregious as the intelligence failure."