‘I Was a PR Intern in Iraq’
Posted on Sep 18, 2006
A young Oxford graduate and wannabe foreign correspondent describes his summer internship working in the Green Zone of Iraq for the Lincoln Group, the company that has been paying Iraqi media to run news stories favorable to the U.S.
... I couldn’t fathom doing the work any longer. I had become what I had to admit was the antithesis of a journalist. And if I continued to suborn Iraqi reporters with U.S. military money, this would surely mean I would never be able to work as one.