Reporting War and Conflict

Reporting War and Conflict

by Janet Harris, Kevin Williams


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415743785
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/19/2018
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Janet Harris is an award-winning documentary producer/director, having worked for many years at the BBC and as a freelancer with experience of working in Iraq in war and post-war. She holds a PhD on the media coverage of the British military in post-war Iraq and teaches the practice and theory of documentary production at Cardiff University, UK.

Kevin Williams was until recently Professor of Media and Communication History at Swansea University, UK. He has written widely on the history and theory of the media, including several books on war reporting, such as co-authoring The Fog of War: The Media on the Battlefield (1986) and War and Peace News (1985). His most recent book was International Journalism (2011).

Table of Contents



1. Risk and war journalism

2. Bearing witness: morality, risk and war reporting

3. Organisational and occupational risks and war reporting

4. Technology and risk management: telegraph, telex and Twitter

5. Media on the battlefield: risk and embedding

6. Asymmetrical wars: reporting post-war Iraq

7. Risk and reporting new forms of war and conflict

8. Risk and the reporting of death, dying and the casualties of war

9. Gender, risk and war reporting

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