The Media and Vietnam Daniel C. Hallin. was assumed to be either coerced or irrational: the peasants were assumed to be acting against their interests, either. Viet Uncensored is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Viet Uncensored and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and. THE MEDIA AND THE WAR The American war in Viet Nam was the first uncensored press war. Uncensored, that is, for the allied side; the North Vietnamese.