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Media at war [electronic resource] : the Iraq crisis / Howard Tumber and Jerry Palmer.

By: Tumber, Howard.
Contributor(s): Palmer, Jerry, 1940-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004Description: 1 online resource (188 p.).ISBN: 9781412933674 (electronic bk.); 1412933676 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Mass media and the war | Electronic books | Guerre en Irak, 2003- -- M�edias et guerre | Guerre en Irak, 2003- -- Journalistes | Guerre en Irak, 2003- dans la presse | Correspondants de guerre -- Irak | Presse -- Objectivit�e | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Journalism | Massamedia | Berichtgeving | Oorlogscorrespondenten | Golfoorlog (2003) | Irakkrieg | MassenmedienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Media at war.DDC classification: 070.44995670443 Other classification: 05.30 | 05.33 | AP 14150 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. The media go to war. Journalists go to war -- Embedding down -- The safety of journalists -- Embedding and identification -- Information management -- pt. 2. Media coverage. The pre-invasion phase -- The invasion phase -- The post-invasion phase -- pt. 3. The media still at war. Weapons of mass destruction, the Hutton inquiry and the BBC -- Conclusion -- Postscript: the publication of the Hutton Report.
Summary: The Iraq war provoked widespread public debate, and media coverage of the events have also been the subject of scrutiny. Embedded reporters, 24-hour news and 'live on the spot' reports have had a huge impact on the news we receive. Media at War offers a critical overview of the war coverage, and provides a context for examining questions that emerged about the role of journalists: What experience, training and protection do war reporters have? What is the relationship between journalists and their sources? Are embedded journalists able to deliver balanced news coverage?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-182) and index.

pt. 1. The media go to war. Journalists go to war -- Embedding down -- The safety of journalists -- Embedding and identification -- Information management -- pt. 2. Media coverage. The pre-invasion phase -- The invasion phase -- The post-invasion phase -- pt. 3. The media still at war. Weapons of mass destruction, the Hutton inquiry and the BBC -- Conclusion -- Postscript: the publication of the Hutton Report.

The Iraq war provoked widespread public debate, and media coverage of the events have also been the subject of scrutiny. Embedded reporters, 24-hour news and 'live on the spot' reports have had a huge impact on the news we receive. Media at War offers a critical overview of the war coverage, and provides a context for examining questions that emerged about the role of journalists: What experience, training and protection do war reporters have? What is the relationship between journalists and their sources? Are embedded journalists able to deliver balanced news coverage?

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