In short, a key question before you is, How accurate was American (and British) journalism′s reporting on the state of Iraq′s Weapons of Mass Destruction programs as the United States pushed for, then led, the invasion?  

The central question is:  How accurate was American journalism′s reporting on the state of Iraq′s Weapons of Mass Destruction programs as the United States pushed for, then led, the invasion? 

 Related questions should come from your previous exercises. I might add these, if you are stuck: 

What did the journalists get wrong, and how?  

What obstacles did they face, and how might this have influenced their reporting? 

 How can understanding this poor episode in Western journalism inform how news consumers assess war coverage now and in the future?

 What can be said of the value and practice of skepticism, and why was skepticism not more prevalent in the work?