1990-1999 | Censorship | Iraq | Media propaganda

Journalists forbidden from reporting details of British casualties

24 February 1991 [ 24 February 1991 ] On 24 February 1991, during the First Gulf War, Colonel John King of the Media Response Unit, informed embedded British journalists, who had been summoned to a tent in the desert near the border of Iraq occupied Kuwait, that there were to be severe constraints on what…