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“We Cover What We Can Cover Without Getting…Our Reporters Blown Up”

USA Today’s story about media coverage of Iraq includes this quote from Jerry Burke, the executive producer of daytime programming at FNC:

Rumsfeld and Bush must know that “it’s incredibly dangerous and that the media has a very difficult job. We have to cover some aspect of the story so we cover what we can cover without getting our anchors and our reporters blown up.”

Mark Memmott also notes the “shrinking press pool” in Iraq…

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