February 11, 2005
An Abbreviated Timeline of Events
Oct 10, 2002 - Durring a discussion session at a Broadcast Media Conference, Eason reportedly accused the Israeli military of deliberately targeting CNN personnel "on numerous occasions." Leading to the death of one.
April 11, 2003 - In a NY times Op/ed Eason admitted to covering up Saddam Hussein's tortures and atrocities to keep a CNN office in Baghdad and protect his employees. Eason held onto this information in the run up to the war in Iraq.
Nov 19, 2004 - During a discussion forum on the safety of reporters in Iraq Eason made the allegation that some reporters were being tortured and wrongly imprisoned.
January 27, 2005 - Jordan repeatedly asserted on Jan. 27 2005 that American military personnel had deliberately targeted and killed journalists in Iraq. (Malkin)
Witnesses to the speech
January 28, 2005 - Witness #1: Rony Abovitz
February 6, 2005 - Witness #2: Rebbecca McKinnon
February 7, 2005 - Witness #3: Congressman Barney Frank
February 7, 2005 - Witness #4: Senator Christopher Dodd
February 7, 2005 - Witness #5: David Gergen
February 7, 2005 - Witness #6: Richard Sambrook
February 7, 2005 - Witness # 7: Justin Vaisse
February 10, 2005 - Witness#8: Bernard Rappaz
February 10, 2005 - Witness#9 - Bret Stephens
Release of the tapes
FEBRUARY 11, 2005 - Eason Jordan Resigns.
Tomorrow I will post the extended timeline of events.
*Note: All dates have been linked to their sources.
Contributions to timeline made by: Lance from Redstaterant.com