Notice how when things are bad in Iraq it’s all over the news and when things are good it never gets mentioned? “If it bleeds, it leads” will rules in the old media.
That’s why people like Michael Yon are important. He’s actually over there, not taking stock footage from God knows where and piecing together a story based on second hand accounts.
Check out his site and his pictures, and support him, if you can. The world needs people like him over there.