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AP foreign correspondents in action : World War II to the present

Author: Giovanna Dell'Orto
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on extended interviews conducted from the Pakistani countryside to Washington, AP Foreign Correspondents in Action: World War II to the Present reveals for the first time what it takes to get the stories that brought the world home to America. It gives new front-line insights into major events from the Japanese surrender in 1945 to the 2010s Syrian civil war, and it helps to understand news impact on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanna Dell'Orto
ISBN: 9781316257890 1316257894 9781107108301 1107108306 9781107519305 1107519306
OCLC Number: 956318779
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 01 Feb 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 393 Seiten)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Getting ready, getting started, and getting lost in translation --
3. What's the story? News judgment, news pitches --
4. Getting to the sources (and keeping them alive) --
5. Being an American abroad: perceptions of journalists --
6. Eyewitness reporting: getting to the scene --
7. The costs of being there to count the bodies --
8. Your byline today, mine tomorrow: teamwork and competition --
9. Access, censorship, and spin: relating with foreign governments --
10. Flacks, spooks, GIs, and objective journalists: relating with the U.S. government abroad --
11. Getting it out, getting it edited: filing news working with the desk --
12. The evolving milkmen: writing for an audience --
13. Purpose and influence of foreign correspondence --
14. Eight decades of bearing witness and telling the world's stories: conclusions.
Responsibility: Giovanna Dell'Orto.

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