Media Coverage of the Gulf War

Mr. Turner, Executive Vice President of News Gathering, discussed Cable News Network’s coverage of the war in the Gulf. He… read more

Mr. Turner, Executive Vice President of News Gathering, discussed Cable News Network’s coverage of the war in the Gulf. He refuted the assertion that most of the viewing public prefers stronger, more draconian, restrictions on reporters in the Gulf. He also said that the goal of CNN is to provide accurate, objective coverage of the war, whether it attracts viewers or not. CNN’s decision to keep its correspondent, Peter Arnett, in Baghdad has generated a great deal of controversy. close

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Program ID:
16596-1
Category:
Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 1991
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 1991

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  • Feb 20, 1991 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 1991 | 4:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 1991 | 1:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 1991 | 8:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 1991 | 10:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 1991 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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