...But of these sophisms and elenchs of merchandise I skill not...
Milton, Areopagitica

Except he had found the
standing sea-rock that even this last
Temptation breaks on; quieter than death but lovelier; peace
that quiets the desire even of praising it.

Jeffers, Meditation On Saviors



Attacks on the media have also increased:

The death toll of civilians in Iraq reached a new high of 3,709 in October, with sectarian violence to blame for most of the killings, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.

"Sectarian violence seems to be the main cause," the report said, adding the death toll for September was 3,345.
Mail&Guardian 22.Nov.06
There were 2,973 fatalities:
246 on the four planes (no one on board any of the hijacked aircraft survived), 2,602 in New York City in the towers and on the ground, and 125 at the Pentagon.
September 11, 2001 attacks wikipedia

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