The media and Iraq: a blood bath for and gross dehumanization of Iraqis
31-12-2007 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 868, by Daoud Kuttab
While the end of the Saddam Hussein regime has reopened the way for vibrant media activity, the absence of security for members of the media has had a high human cost. The author further argues that there has been no serious attempt by the western or even Arab media to focus on the human side of Iraq. Iraqi civilian death tolls are treated as nothing more than statistics.