November 14, 2011

Mystery of the Jessica Lynch Spin Job

Joseph Campbell, Media Myth Alert

Author Jon Krakauer has quietly retreated from claims in a 2009 book that a former White House official, Jim Wilkinson, was the source for the Washington Post’s botched report about Jessica Lynch and her supposed...

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