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Iraq: “The Deadliest War Ever For News Organization Employees”

Last week, Eason Jordan, the founder and CEO of Praedict and IraqSafetyNet, e-mailed TVNewser to clarify the varying death tolls for journalists in Iraq. Now, in the International Herald Tribune, he elaborates:

“Imagine the uproar if the American public suddenly learned the actual number of U.S. military deaths in Iraq was 66 percent higher than previously reported.

In fact, such a disparity exists between what is widely reported and the true loss of life in Iraq, but the discrepancy centers around the number of reported journalist deaths in Iraq – the deadliest war ever for news organization employees.

Few people, even among journalists, know how many news organization staffers have paid the ultimate price in Iraq since the conflict began in 2003.”

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