. . . Tuesday January 18, 2005

Johnny Get Your Media Training

From Editor and Publisher:

As the U.S. military approaches nearly two years in the Iraq conflict, media training for soldiers going into the war zone has been stepped up, becoming mandatory for Army troops since October, E&P has learned.

“Talking point” cards for military personnel, meanwhile, are being updated regularly as the war progresses — often as much as once a week — to keep up with the conflict’s changing issues and the proximity of embedded reporters. Among the current talking points: “We are a values-based, people-focused team that strives to uphold the dignity and respect of all.”


Concentration is important!