Blogging the War


| April 4, 2003


Looking for an alternative to the cheerleading that passes for TV news about the war in Iraq? Turn off the TV, go online, and check out these Weblogs:

WarBlogs.cc?A collaboration between seven different Weblogs, this site is ?designed to provide you with a birds-eye view of Gulf War Redux, the American government and civil liberties issues in the United States.? It automatically carries the latest headlines from each of the participating blogs, and should be your first stop when looking for a snapshot of what?s new both on the ground in Iraq and in the media.

The Agonist?Texas journalist Sean-Paul Kelley?s impressive play-by-play roundup of media reports on troop movements and other developments on the ground, virtually as they happen.

Back to Iraq 2.0?The travelogue of Christopher Albritton, an independent American journalist in northern Iraqi Kurdistan.



TomDispatch?By Tom Engelhardt, a fellow at the Nation Institute, ?for anyone in despair over post-September 11th U.S. mainstream media coverage of our world and ourselves.?

Cassus Belli?Columbia University grad student Paul MacDonald?s thoughts on politics and the war.