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

“Civil War:” “If This Isn’t A Civil War, I Don’t Know What Is,” CNNer Says

The Los Angeles Times has been calling Iraq a “civil war” for several months. But that’s the only other major news organization using the term that this Associated Press story mentions.

AP editors “haven’t reached a definitive stance” on the issue. And “officials at both ABC News and CBS News said that they discuss the situation all the time, but that there’s no network policy to use the term civil war.”

CNN doesn’t have a network policy either, but on Monday correspondent Michael Ware said on the air, ‘if this isn’t a civil war, I don’t know what is,’” the story notes. FNC doesn’t intend to change its policy either, Variety adds.

Mediabistro Course

Social Media Strategy Boot Camp

Social Media Strategy Boot CampBuild a complete social strategy for your brand in Social Media Strategy Boot Camp starting November 10! Learn from social media and marketing experts how to integrate social media into your overall marketing plan, understand key analytics and metrics, master emerging trends, and more. Register now!