Saturday, April 23, 2005

A citizen journalist in Iraq

"Only 24 months ago Dahr Jamail, a mild-mannered Houston native, was living the good life in Alaska, indulging his love of mountain climbing and supporting himself as a Denali guide and sometime freelance writer. In November 2003, fed up with mainstream coverage of a series of major news events — beginning with the 9/11 attacks and continuing on through the U.S. military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq — Jamail made a somewhat unorthodox career move.

"He became a war correspondent.


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