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War Stories: The Culture of Foreign Correspondents
     

War Stories: The Culture of Foreign Correspondents

by Mark Pedelty
 

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What are the influences on war correspondents as they report on news in war-torn countries? Mark Pedelty explores the lives, work, and culture of an international press corps. He writes about the reporters who covered El Salvador's civil war, going beyond those specifics to look at the institutions, practices, myths, and rituals that pattern the world of journalists

Overview

What are the influences on war correspondents as they report on news in war-torn countries? Mark Pedelty explores the lives, work, and culture of an international press corps. He writes about the reporters who covered El Salvador's civil war, going beyond those specifics to look at the institutions, practices, myths, and rituals that pattern the world of journalists everywhere. He tells us the stories of war correspondents at work and at play, as they cover the news.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415911245
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/20/1995
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Mark Pedelty is Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Miami University, Oxford. He has accompanied war correspondents into the field on excursions into the guerrilla-held territories of El Salvador.

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