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Yank-Sacked Peter Arnett Hired By Daily Mirror

Yank-Sacked Peter Arnett Hired By Daily Mirror

Scoop Link: THE reporter sacked by American TV for telling the truth about the war is joining the Daily Mirror.

Veteran newsman Peter Arnett was axed by NBC yesterday accused of being a Saddam stooge. He told state-run Iraqi TV the conflict was not going to plan because of fierce resistance and said his Baghdad reports “help those who oppose war”.

The New Zealand-born journalist was vilified across the US for an interview in which he said: “The first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to write another war plan.

For this breaking news, see… Britain’s Daily Mirror

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