On the Front Lines: Following America's Foreign Correspondents Across the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

On the Front Lines: Following America's Foreign Correspondents Across the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Michael Emery
     
 

ISBN-10: 1879383365

ISBN-13: 9781879383364

Pub. Date: 08/15/1995

Publisher: American University

From Sarajevo in 1914 to Baghdad in 1990 renowned foreign correspondent Michael Emery charts the difficulties facing his American colleagues covering overseas events. He tells the 'stories behind the stories' and the pressures faced by American reporters like Marguerite Higgins and Peter Arnett. Emery demonstrates the effects of censorship, propaganda, and

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From Sarajevo in 1914 to Baghdad in 1990 renowned foreign correspondent Michael Emery charts the difficulties facing his American colleagues covering overseas events. He tells the 'stories behind the stories' and the pressures faced by American reporters like Marguerite Higgins and Peter Arnett. Emery demonstrates the effects of censorship, propaganda, and 'disinformation' and argues for an independent and well-trained foreign press corps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879383364
Publisher:
American University
Publication date:
08/15/1995
Series:
The American University Press Journalism History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.96(d)

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