Jun 2, 2022
It's easy to identify the villain in the war against Ukraine. Media coverage of war is not always that clear. Since World War 2, the media has gone through many phases when covering U.S. military engagements. In Vietnam, trusted TV anchor Walter Cronkite changed his stance on the war and turned the tide of American opinion. Some critics have accused the media of not asking the tough questions during the buildup to the Iraq conflict. On this episode of Hot Media, host Bob Mann talks about the role of media in the coverage of American warfare.