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Media at War
By Howard Tumber

The Media at War

The Iraq Crisis

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Media at War by Howard Tumber

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'Tumber and Palmer have provided an invaluable review of how journalists covered and reported the Iraq war and its aftermath. Their exhaustive research has resulted in an impressive analysis that makes this book essential reading' - John Owen, Executive Producer of News Xchange and Visiting Professor of Journalism, City University 'This is a meticulously researched book that lays bare the way the war was reported. Decide for yourself whether the media 'embeds' - of whom I was one - were the world's eyes and ears inside the military, or merely the puppets of the Pentagon and the Ministry of Defence in London' - Ben Brown, BBC 'Media at War offers insights into the ways in which media at war inevitably become participants in both the military and the political wars' - Professor Michael Gurevitch, University of Maryland International media coverage of the war in Iraq provoked public scrutiny as well debate amongst journalists themselves. Media at War offers a critical overview of the coverage in the context of other preceding wars, including the first Gulf War, and opens up the debate on the key questions that emerged during the crisis.For example, - What did we actually gain from 'live, on the spot' reporting? - Were journalists adequately trained and protected? - How compromised were the so-called 'embedded' journalists? Tumber and Palmer's analysis covers both the pre-war and post war phase, as well as public reaction to these events, and as such provides an invaluable framework for understanding how the media and news organisations operated during the Iraq Crisis.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412901826
ISBN-10: 1412901820
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 194
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Media Power, Professionals and Policies by Howard Tumber Media Power, Professionals and Policies, Paperback (April 2000)

The work of Jeremy Tunstall, one of the founding fathers of British media studies, has the inspired this text. Contributors address the central themes of Tunstall's work; the history, structures and practices of the international media industry, the relationship between media and government, and the sociology of labour in the media industry.

News by Howard Tumber News, Paperback (October 1999)

This introduction to debates within the field of the sociology of news and journalism includes many of the accepted classics together with more contemporary debates. It brings out the diversity of analyses of news and indicates new directions and paradigms.

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Author Biography - Howard Tumber

Professor Tumber is Dean of the Schools of Arts and Social Sciences, Director of Research for the Graduate School of Journalism, and Co-director of the Centre for Law, Justice & Journalism. Jerry Palmer is an Emeritus Professor based in the Sir John Cass School Department of Art Media and Design at LondonMet and is a scholar noted for his work on the news media. A key theme running through his research is an interest in the ways strategic calculations impact upon mass communications, particularly in the realm of news media.

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