TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

CJR Wants a Source, the AP Provides

The CJR Daily‘s Paul McLeary demanded Tuesday that The Associated Press stop dragging its feet and provide evidence that a source they quoted, Iraqi police Captain Jamail Hussein, exists. (The Iraqi government and U.S. military had denied it.)

Today, the AP obliges:

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — The Interior Ministry acknowledged Thursday that an Iraqi police officer whose existence had been denied by the Iraqis and the U.S. military is in fact an active member of the force, and said he now faces arrest for speaking to the media.

  • Iraq threatens arrest of police officer [NOLA.com]
  • Mediabistro Course

    Get a Literary Agent

    Get a Literary AgentStarting August 6, learn how to find the right agent for your book and write a query that will get the deal done! Taught by Barbara Clark, a book agent and publishing consultant, you will learn the best methods for finding a literary agent, the proper protocol and etiquette for seeking literary representation, how to send queries and more. Register now!