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Iraq Media Hotline for Emergencies

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Iraq Media Hotline

In case of news media personnel in danger, call the Combined Press Information Center (CPIC) 24/7 number
+1 914 360 5089

The Watch Officer on duty must be told the situation is an emergency and should be brought to the immediate attention of CPIC chief Rear Admiral Gregory Slavonic.

If there are any problems call the 24/7 Duty Officer at the Pentagon press office

+1 703 697 5131

Ask him to attention immediately Bryan Whitman, the Pentagon spokesman.

NB: This is for potentially life-threatening situations, detentions and other serious incidents involving journalists and other news team members covering Iraq. It is NOT for news coverage requests.

You can also check the following website:


by [a former member] at 2005-06-18 00:55:11 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) New York , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

This is great info. I don’t know how LS could do this given the current organizational tree, but there should be a separate section for geographical region with permanent threads holding this information, ie “Working in Iraq,” “Working in Africa,” etc.

by [former member] | 18 Jun 2005 09:06 (ed. Jun 18 2005) | new orleans, United States | | Report spam→

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