Real reporters in war aren’t looking to paint troops in a lovely, glowing light

General Leahy heads the National Security Institute at the University of Canberra and has a rather curious view of the media:

General Leahy says the Defence Force sees some journalists as ignorant sensationalists with no interest in good news stories, and divides them into two camps: those it can trust and those to be shunned.

Any serious journalist who embraces war blindly isn’t a journalist; they’re a propagandist.

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