Anatomy of a Press Release

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

The Bahraini Ministry of the Interior recently sent War News Radio a press release stating that Bahrain is completely safe and protests are now rare. WNR’s Caroline Batten tried to verify those claims — and discovered a lot of things the Bahraini government didn’t mention.

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