Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices

Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices

by Howard Tumber, Frank Webster
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412924073

ISBN-13: 9781412924078

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices is the first book to combine a conceptually audacious analysis of the changing nature of war with an empirically rich critical analysis of journalists who cover conflict. In this book, authors Howard Tumber and Frank Webster explore questions about Information War and journalistic practices. In

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Journalists Under Fire: Information War and Journalistic Practices is the first book to combine a conceptually audacious analysis of the changing nature of war with an empirically rich critical analysis of journalists who cover conflict. In this book, authors Howard Tumber and Frank Webster explore questions about Information War and journalistic practices. In the era of multi-national journalism, of the Internet and satellite videophone, the book highlights central features of media reporting in contemporary conflict. Drawing onmore thanfifty lengthy interviews with frontline correspondents, the authors shed light on the motivations, fears, and practices of those who work under conditions of journalism under fire.

is the first book to combine a conceptually audacious analysis of the changing nature of war with an empirically rich critical analysis of journalists who cover conflict. In this book, authors Howard Tumber and Frank Webster explore questions about Information War and journalistic practices. In the era of multi-national journalism, of the Internet and satellite videophone, the book highlights central features of media reporting in contemporary conflict. Drawing onmore thanfifty lengthy interviews with frontline correspondents, the authors shed light on the motivations, fears, and practices of those who work under conditions of journalism under fire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412924078
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

A New Kind of War
INFORMATION WAR
War in the Information Age
From Industrial War to Information War
American Exceptionalism
FRONT LINE JOURNALISM
Who they are and why they do it
On Assignment
Working Relations
Fixers and Translators
Danger and Safety
Training and Protection
Coping with Fear and Danger
Information War and Journalistic Practices in the 21st century

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