THE U.S. MILITARY HAS ANNOUNCED THE ARREST OF FOUR MEN IN THE KIDNAPPING OF U.S. JOURNALIST JILL CARROLL, THE A.P. REPORTS
-ABC News chief White House correspondent Martha Raddatz is in Iraq this week — her tenth trip since the start of the war. ABC says she has been granted exclusive access to the US military’s operations in and around Baghdad…
-“> On Monday, I asked if Molly Levinson was about to become political director at CBS News. A tipster says the CNNer is in very advanced discussions’ with the Eye. Update: 7:12pm: ‘You’re way behind,’ a DCer says. ‘Her last day is this Friday. She’s going to CBS to be the political director.'”
> Tonight’s NBC Nightly News features a piece by the Washington Post’s Dana Priest. It will “debut on our air before going on the Web and in tomorrow’s edition of the paper…”
We have to ask again: What is in the Post that you can’t get anywhere else beforehand?
The WP has led the way–and been just about alone–in detailing the administration’s push to water down the War Crimes Act. But one beef: The paper says it has a copy of the administration’s proposed legislation. If that’s the case, why not post it?