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War Without End

During the last six months, Americans have witnessed a steady decline in news coverage of the Iraq war, with the presidential campaign, economic troubles at home and scandals like the resignation of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer crowding out the war, according to data collected by the Project for Excellence in Journalism. US troops are at war in Iraq and many still come home in body bags or grievously wounded - but one might not easily realise this by looking at the front page of today's major US newspapers.

During the last six months, Americans have witnessed a steady decline in news coverage of the Iraq war, with the presidential campaign, economic troubles at home and scandals like the resignation of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer crowding out the war, according to data collected by the Project for Excellence in Journalism. US troops are at war in Iraq and many still come home in body bags or grievously wounded – but one might not easily realise this by looking at the front page of today’s major US newspapers.

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