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War correspondent.

Frank Legg

War correspondent.

by Frank Legg

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Published by Rigby in Adelaide .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.

  • Edition Notes

    Autobiographical.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .L417
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p.
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5958723M
    LC Control Number65040101
    OCLC/WorldCa2303031

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    The War Correspondent looks at the role of the war reporter today in context with contemporary issues: the perks and the risks of the job; the tendency for western journalists to take sides in civil conflicts like Bosnia and Kosovo; the media politics of international intervention in humanitarian crises; the seductive power of military 'public relations'; and of course the commercial and.   What is the role of the war reporter today? Through interviews with prominent war and foreign correspondents such as John Pilger, Robert Fisk, Mary Dejevsky and Alex Thomson The War Correspondent delves into the most dangerous form of : Pluto Press.

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