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Beyond the front line : how the news media cover a world shaped by war

Author: Philip M Seib
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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The Iraq War of 2003 featured a heavy reliance by the media on journalists 'embedded' within military units & providing breathless frontline coverage of often confused events. Philip Seib describes this arrangement as deeply flawed & suggests ways in which journalists can do a better job.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip M Seib
ISBN: 1403972087 9781403972088 1403965471 9781403965479
OCLC Number: 68191224
Description: xvi, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Redefining the World: Global Journalism and the Context of Conflict Prelude to Iraq: The Changing Nature of War and War Coverage Technology and Empathy: The New War Journalism On the Team?: The Press and the Pentagon Cybernews, Cyberwar: The Internet as Tool and Battleground The Din of Many Voices: The Impact of Globalized News Media Diplomacy: Escalating the Battle for Hearts and Minds The Next Wars
Other Titles: How the news media cover a world shaped by war
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Has Al Jazeera's impact been underestimated? Is the role of the Internet fully understood? Has public diplomacy become mired in clumsy propaganda? Beyond the Front Lines examines these issues,  Read more...

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'Philip Seib is a journalist, a student of journalism, and a teacher of journalists, who has the rare talent of asking the right questions. His book, Beyond the Front Lines, has to be helpful to Read more...

 
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