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War, Conflict and the Media

Core Texts:

  • Alleyne, Mark D., News Revolution:  Political and Economic Decisions about Global Information, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1997;

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  • Badsey, Stephen, Ed., The Media and International Society, Frank Cass, London 2000;

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  • Hoskins, Andrew, Televising War:  From Vietnam to Iraq, Continuum, London, 2004;

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  • Nacos, Brigitte, Terrorism and the Media: from the Iran Hostage Crisis to the World Trade Center Bombing, Columbia University Press, New York, 1994;

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  • Bell, Martin, In Harm’s Way, Penguin, London, 1996;

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  • Knightley, Philip, The First Casualty:  The War Correspondent as Hero and Mythmaker from the Crimea to Gulf War 2, Andre Deutsch, London, 2003;

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  • Thussu, Daya Kishan and Des Freedman (Eds.), War and the Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7, Sage Publications, London, 2003;

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Additional Texts:

  • Allan, Stuart and Barbie Zeilzer, Eds., Reporting War:  Journalism in Wartime, Routledge, London, 2004;

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  • Anderson, Duncan, Glass Warriors:  The Camera at War, Times Books, London, 2005;
  • BBC Correspondents, The Battle for Iraq:  BBC News Correspondents on the War Against Saddam and a New World Agenda, BBC Books, London, 2003;

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  • Bellamy, Christopher, Expert Witness:  A Defence Correspondent’s Gulf War, Brassey’s, London, 1993;

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  • Branston, Bill and Roy Stafford, The Media Students’ Book, (2nd Ed.), Routledge, London, 1999;

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  • Carruthers, Susan L., The Media at War:  Communication and Conflict in the Twentieth Century, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 1999;
  • Crisell, Andrew, An Introductory History of British Broadcasting, Routledge, London, 2002;
  • Curran, James and Jane Seaton, Power Without Responsibility:  The Press and Broadcasting in Britain, Routledge, London, 2003;

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  • Flew, Terry, Understanding Global Media, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2007;

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  • Ginneken, Jaap van, Understanding Global News:  A Critical Introduction, Sage, London 1998;
  • Hallin, Daniel C., The Uncensored War:  The Media and Vietnam, University of California Press, 1992;

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  • Hart, Andrew, Understanding the Media:  A Practical Guide, Routledge, London, 1991;

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  • Katovsky, Bill and Timothy Carson, Embedded:  The Media at War, Lyons Press, Guildford CT, 2004;
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  • Keeble, Richard, The Newspapers Handbook, Routledge, London, 1994;
  • Lanson, Jeremy Barbara Croll Fought, News in a New Century:  Reporting in an Age of Converging Media, Pine Forge Press, Thousand Oaks, CA, 1999;
  • Lewis, Justin, et al, Too Close for Comfort?  The Role of Embedded Reporting during the 2003 Iraq War:  Summary Report, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff, 2004;
  • Marr, Andrew, My Trade:  A Short History of British Journalism, London, Macmillan, 2004;
  • Paul, Christopher and James J. Kim, Reporters on the Battlefield:  The Embedded Press System in Historical Context, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, 2004;
  • Payne, K., ‘The Media as an Instrument of War,’ Parameters, Vol. XXXV, No. 1, Spring, 2005, pp. 81-93;
  • Randall, David, The Universal Journalist, 3rd Revised Ed., Pluto Press, London, 2007;

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  • Robinson, Piers, The CNN Effect:  The Myth of News, Foreign Policy and Intervention, Routledge, London, 2002;

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  • Selby, Keith and Ron Cowdery, How to Study Television, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 1995;
  • Tatham, S., Al Jazeera:  Get Used to it not Going Away, US Naval Proceedings, August 2005, pp. 28-32;
  • Volkmer, Ingrid, News in the Global Sphere:  A Study of CNN and its Impact on Global Communication, University of Luton Press, 1999.