Description - Media at War by Howard Tumber
The Iraq war provoked widespread public debate, and media coverage of the events have also been the subject of scrutiny. Embedded reporters, 24-hour news and 'live on the spot' reports have had a huge impact on the news we receive. Media at War offers a critical overview of the war coverage, and provides a context for examining questions that emerged about the role of journalists: What experience, training and protection do war reporters have? What is the relationship between journalists and their sources? Are embedded journalists able to deliver balanced news coverage?
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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.