Karen J. Greenberg (co-editor of The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib and editor of The Torture Debate in America) has writte on how journalists who visit Guantanamo are "coached" on the appropriate ways to report on the situation there:
I give you the 11 points here. The entire article is at:
Guantanamo Is Not a Prison - 11 Ways to Report on Gitmo without Upsetting the Pentagon
1. Guantanamo is not a prison.
2. Consistent with not being a prison, Guantanamo has no prisoners, only enemies
3. Guantanamo is not about guilt and innocence -- or, once an enemy combatant, always an enemy combatant.
4. No trustworthy lawyers come to Guantanamo.
5. Recently, at least, few if any reliable journalists have been reporting on Guantanamo;
6. After years of isolation, the detainees still possess valuable information -- especially today
7. Guantanamo contains no individuals -- inside the wire or out.
8. Guantanamo's deep respect for Islam is unappreciated.
9. At Guantanamo, hard facts are scarce.
10. Guantanamo houses no contradictions.
11. Those who fail to reproduce the official narrative are not welcome back.