Did the Americans order a media blackout on Hussein's comments?
Exoplanet, over at Deficient Brain comments on the exchanges on Wednesday, which led to a media blackout on the coverage of Saddam Hussein's trial:
BBC Worldservice radio yesterday reported that it was the Americans who ordered the news feeds to be cut. Later in the day this interesting fact was dropped. We rang them and asked why they had done so. They agreed that it was an important part of the story and would include the information in later news bulletins. They didn't. We still support them though - they are relatively good [as long as - in the UK - you have a digital receiver]Interesting. See all recent "A Logical Voice" posts