TITLE

Is the new news good news?

AUTHOR(S)
Ewers, Justin
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/7/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how embedded journalists, technology and logistics have changed the nature of war reporting. Number of embedded journalists with American and British military units in Iraq; Emergence of embeds as the country's primary source of news in the ground in Iraq; High-tech broadcasts and up-to-the minute reporting; Debate about how much frontline journalists are able to maintain their objectivity during wartime; Historical overview of reporters in wars, including World War II, Vietnam, and the first Gulf War; Reasons that journalists were allowed access to troops during the U.S.-Iraq war in 2003.
ACCESSION #
9406818

 

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