In framing the story in support of the IAEA, the major US newspapers and TV networks ignored documentary evidence that the IAEA’s new director-general was installed with the support of the United States and that he privately indicated to US and Israeli officials that he would help advance their goals regarding Iran. These facts could be found easily enough in WikiLeaks cables that the US news media has had access to since 2010. Yet, the Big Media has ignored this side of the story, even as the IAEA report has been touted again and again as virtually a smoking gun against Iran.
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