The Washington Post has a piece today on the Dover media ban, including a brief history of the policy and this on its future:
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates expects a review of the issue back within days, Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell said Friday. Gates is seeking “a way to better balance an individual family’s privacy concerns with the right of the American people to honor these fallen heroes” and “is disposed, leaning, tilting towards trying to do more, if possible” to allow coverage of the ceremony, Morrell said.
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.