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Feb 10, 2004 2:53 am

Pentagon: Just Tell Us the Good News, Ok?

From Jim Romanesko's media column (Feb. 9, 2004):

Pentagon tells clipping service to ignore critical news stories Washington Post (reg. req.)

bosses have ordered the department's clipping service to exclude articles critical of the military and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld , reports Howard Kurtz . Last October, clipping service staffers were told to eliminate all newsmagazine articles, but the Pentagon press office has waived the newsmag ban for some articles that senior managers deem positive, says Kurtz.

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