Finding the truth in 935 lies about war with Iraq

By Bill Buzenberg

New book from Center's founder discusses the orchestrated deception that led to war in Iraq, and what it means for the future of truth.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… g of The Center for Public Integrity. Until next week, Bill    …"

"… highly recommend this work. Chuck tells the story of the founding of The Center for Public Integrity in 1989, after he had worked in television with ABC News and then CBS News …"

"… nt interests bent on burying the truth.” With that founding vision, The Center for Public Integrity was born and so it has continued for 25 years to its Pulitzer-Prize-winnin …"

"… rpt from the chapter of "935 Lies" that describes the founding of The Center for Public Integrity. Until next week, Bill    …"

Lobbyists helping banker recoup land Saddam 'stole'

By Reity O'Brien

Michigan banker hires lobbying duo to help recoup land he says Iraqi dictator stole.

190,000 missing weapons in Iraq

By The Center for Public Integrity

Lack of central records system for weapons distributed in Iraq means that missing weapons may be in the hands of insurgents


By The Center for Public Integrity

A look inside the Center's reporting process for Iraq: The War Card

Excerpts from this story referencing "Colin Powell":

"… y President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Colin Powell, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, Defense Secretary Donald Rums …"

Contracts with provisional authorities

By Kevin Baron, Neil Gordon and Laura Peterson

Some players in Iraq got their business from Baghdad and Kabul

The disinformation campaign

By Philip Knightley

WASHINGTON, October 14, 2001 — The way wars are reported in the western media follows a depressingly predictable pattern: stage one, the cri

Will truth again be first casualty?

By Jacqueline Sharkey

"Well, Defense Secretary Rumsfeld said he had imposed no press restrictions. In fact, he said he hadn't really even considered the issue of

Excerpts from this story referencing "Gulf War":

"… in history. But one aspect of the conflict has received less attention.The Gulf War included unprecedented restrictions on the press by the military, and an e …"

"… xamines the controversies surrounding restrictions on the media during the Gulf War and two major U.S. offensive military operations in the 1980s: the invasio …"

"… these regions and on U.S. policy, and has threatened the historical record.Gulf War aim: “To promote public support for predetermined agendas”In the month …"

"… hould be defined.Evidence that private video firms interested in producing Gulf War programs that would present the U.S. military effort in a positive light w …"

Journalism with teeth

By Philip Knightley

LONDON, July 17, 1999 — Western media follow a depressingly familiar formula when it comes to the preparation of a nation for conflict....