Historical Dictionary of War Journalism
"This dictionary's brief, readable alphabetical entries cover all aspects of war journalism, including war correspondents, from the Mexican War to Vietnam.... this source is an excellent starting point for beginning researchers and librarians seeking ready reference material."
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"...helps to fill a gap in the historical record of both wars and journalists....is a handy and readable reference."
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Encyclopedia of War Journalism
Second Edition


Pub. Date: August 2010
Softcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-678-9/978-1-59237-678-0
Price: $165.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-679-7 EBook Vendors

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Up-to-date through 2010, this new second edition (formerly titled the Historical Dictionary of War Journalism) examines the development, history and current state of war journalism. From the Mexican War in 1846 to the current Conflicts in the Middle East and everything in between, this important reference tool provides a unique, around the world look at how conflicts were covered. Explore the influences of the flow of information on the battlefield and the home front.

Combining over 800 A-Z Entries, with Primary Documents and an Historical Timeline, this new edition is both a starting point and a detailed research tool. This updated edition is an important, timely addition to the reference collections of public, university and high school libraries along with journalism and military history collections.

A-Z Entries
Over 800 topical entries cover reporters, photographers, and artists who represented a newspaper, magazine, radio, or television station, or another news source. Entries also cover significant events and terms relating to war reporting from 1846 to the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Primary Documents
Contains over 40 documents for added sources of research, including important newspaper articles, resignation letters, speeches and correspondence.

Several Helpful Appendices
Appendices of Journalists arranged by War or Conflict, to make easy work of locating correspondents by the conflict they covered: Appendix on Pulitzer Prizes for War Reporting, Pulitzer Prizes Awarded for War Reporting, War Artists & War Photographers/Cameramen, and U.S. Films that Portray War Correspondents

Historical Timeline
A chronology of important events affecting war journalism allows the reader to see the profession in an historical context.

Comprehensive Bibliography

Cumulative Index

With thoughtful, detailed coverage of war journalism around the world, this updated reference tool will be a helpful addition to the reference collections of public, university and high school libraries along with journalism and military history collections.

Pub. Date: August 2010
Softcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-678-9/978-1-59237-678-0
Price: $165.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-679-7 EBook Vendors

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