Writer fired after blasting French war coverage
Kind of says "Duh" to me, but maybe there are those who thought the French press was unbiasedPARIS, France - Reporter Alain Hertoghe?s book accused the French press of not being objective in its coverage of the U.S.-led war in Iraq. His newspaper fired him.
The book, ?La Guerre a Outrances? (The War of Outrages), criticizes the French reporting for continually predicting the war would end badly for the U.S.-led coalition.
?Readers can?t understand why the Americans won the war,? Hertoghe said in a telephone interview. ?The French press wasn?t neutral.?