Iraq not yet sunny happyland, say reporters

According to a new Project for Excellence in Journalism survey of reporters in Iraq, Iraq is dangerous!

87% say staff cannot identify themselves...

According to a new Project for Excellence in Journalism survey of reporters in Iraq, Iraq is dangerous!

87% say staff cannot identify themselves as working for a news organization
51% say "most" of Baghdad is too dangerous to travel in
89% say Iraqi insurgents are "hard" or "nearly impossible" to get as interview subjects
73% use armed guards
57% has had local staff kidnapped or murdered in the past year
42% say the war's impact on Iraqi civilians is under-covered

I still harbor a small hope that reporters can get these points across with their reporting, as opposed to having to get them across in a PEJ survey.

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