TITLE

The Media and the Military

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Robert D.
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Atlantic;Nov2004, Vol. 294 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a critical note on professional and political pressures of embedded journalists who are covering armed forces units during wars. Ever since the American-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, media circles have been debating whether journalists lose their professional detachment under such circumstances. Journalists have also commented that they feel pressure from military personnel to write in their favor, which interferes with the ethical aspects of their profession.
ACCESSION #
14619625

 

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