TITLE

"HOW WE PERFORMED": EMBEDDED JOURNALISTS' ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS TOWARDS COVERING THE IRAQ WAR

AUTHOR(S)
Fahmy, Shahira; Johnson, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly;Summer2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p301
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A survey of embedded journalists suggests an overall positive perception of embedded reporting. While most embeds agreed their reports provided a narrow slice of the conflict, they still had a positive view of their work. Respondents also noted their stories differed from the stories of non-embedded journalists and perceived both types of reporting as invaluable. Further, embeds' attitudes towards the war, age, professional experience, and online reporting were correlated with perceived performance.
ACCESSION #
18527641

 

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