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Word came yesterday of the death of Mazin Al-Tumaizi, a Palestinian working in Iraq as a producer for Al-Arabiya, a Dubai-based 24/7 Arabic-language news channel.
Having spent a lot of the last year and a half in Iraq working variously for CNN, Fox and for the Coalition the question I most often get asked is "are things really like what we see on TV?" This is on my mind just now because the question came up, again, last night.