The statement noted that there were inaccuracies in the January 14 report and the DoD was conducting an independent internal review.
From the February 2 issue of PRWeek: "The internal investigation found that the Pentagon's public affairs strategy on outside analysts, although framed in a negative light last April in a New York Times report, is in compliance with the law and the department's own policies."
The Times' David Barstow, who won a Pulitzer Prize this year for reporting on the program, noted that it was a "highly unusual reversal" for the DoD's inspector general's office.
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