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The Record of the Paper How the New York Time Misreports US Foreign Policy was an incredibly interesting read It was quite informative and provided excellent documentation highlighting the definite lack of international law in the New York Times in regards to the Iraq invasion The book is a short, yet very dry, read and didn t take me long to get through except for the few times I fell asleep It reads like a college textbook yet the subject matter is too nuanced for me to see it as require The Record of the Paper How the New York Time Misreports US Foreign Policy was an incredibly interesting read It was quite informative and provided excellent documentation highlighting the definite lack of international law in the New York Times in regards to the Iraq invasion The book is a short, yet very dry, read and didn t take me long to get through except for the few times I fell asleep It reads like a college textbook yet the subject matter is too nuanced for me to see it as required reading in any classroom The entire book if filled with citations, excerpts, and quotes to the point where I ended up skimming through some pages to get back to the actual thesis portion I doubt I would recommend the book for anyone who wasn t already preoccupied and interested in the topic, but if you re looking for an excellent subject piece for your next book report this would be perfect *EBOOK ↺ The Record of the Paper: How the New York Times Misreports US Foreign Policy ☝ When the New York Times finally apologized for its coverage of Iraq s weapons of mass destruction in , it was too late The newspaper had already supported the invasion The Bush administration was not only violating international law, it was lying to the public, using major media like the Times to spread its messageIn this meticulously researched study the first part of a two volume work Howard Friel and Richard Falk demonstrate how the newspaper of record in the United States has consistently, over the lastyears, misreported the facts related to the wars waged by the United States From Vietnam in the s to Nicaragua in the s and Iraq today, the authors accuse the New York Times of serial distortions They claim that such coverage now threatens not only world legal order but constitutional democracy in the United StatesFalk and Friel show, for example, that, despite numerous US threats to invade Iraq, and despite the fact that an invasion of one country by another implicates fundamental aspects of the UN Charter and international law, the New York Times editorial page never mentioned the words UN Charter or international law in any of itseditorials on Iraq from September to March ,The authors also show that the editorial page supported the Bush administration s WMD claims against Iraq, and that its magazine, op ed and news pages performed just as poorlyIn conclusion the authors suggest an alternative editorial policy of strict scrutiny that incorporates the UN Charter and the US Constitution in the Times coverage of the use and threat of force by the United States and the protection of civil and human rights at home and abroad