The chatter around Kill the Messenger, the film based on the life of investigative reporter Gary Webb, has mostly faded. But this week USA Today ran a column that mangled the basic facts of Webb's reporting.
Are corporate media banging the war drums in 2014 just like they did in 2003? USA Today promotes a poll that they say shows the public wants a more 'muscular' foreign policy. But is that really the message the public is sending? Plus the New York Times remembers a Chris Christie foreign policy 'gaffe'– saying something accurate about the occupation of the West Bank.