S5 Ep. 7: Judy

50:40
 
Share
 

Manage episode 294545986 series 1776792
By Slate Podcasts. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In the months before the invasion of Iraq, the media mostly backed the Bush administration’s narrative about weapons of mass destruction. No reporter was more influential on that beat than the New York Times' Judith Miller.

How did she get the story so wrong—and why was she the only person to take the fall?

Slate Plus members get bonus episodes of Slow Burn and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.

Season 5 of Slow Burn is produced by Noreen Malone, Jayson De Leon, and Sophie Summergrad. Mixing by Merritt Jacob.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

70 episodes