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Dealing with the “Disaster School of Journalism”

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The long military retreat that followed the Chinese intervention sparked a new round of recriminations between the military and media in the Far East. This chapter examines MacArthur's claims that ... More


“Censorship is Abhorrent to General Macarthur”

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As soon as the first U.S. troops reached Korea, the U.S. military established guidelines for dealing with war correspondents. MacArthur set the tone. Convinced that he could control media coverage ... More


Steady Improvements

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The campaign to sell voluntary repatriation was not the administration's only PR success in 1952. As the war persisted, officers and officials at all levels made big improvements in their publicity ... More


Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Steven Casey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How presidents spark and sustain support for wars remains an enduring and significant problem. Korea was the first limited war the United States experienced in the contemporary period—the first ... More


Introduction

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although the Korean War was the first limited war the United States fought in the modern period, and although historians now view it as a watershed moment in the growth of the “national security ... More


From the Panorama of Battle to the Labyrinth of Total War

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contrasting the fractured point of view of combatant writers like Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, and Ford Madox Ford to the heroic prospects projected by official War Artists like ... More


“From the Cabins of Connemara to the Kraals of Kaffirland”: Irish Nationalists, the British Empire, and the “Boer Fight for Freedom”

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Irish nationalism in the context of the British Empire and its rapid expansion in the second half of the nineteenth century. It focuses on Michael Davitt, who participated in ... More


War

Matthew C. Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman

in Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039027
eISBN:
9780252096990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039027.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses how popular culture reflects the conflicted image of war reporting. War reporting commands unique prestige, having been viewed as “the ultimate journalistic challenge” and “a ... More


The Politics of War Reporting: Authority, Authenticity and Morality

Tim Markham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085284
eISBN:
9781781702642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085284.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the assumptions that reporters and their audiences alike have about the way the trade operates and how it sees the world. It unpacks the taken-for-granted aspects of the lives of ... More


Versions of Neutrality: Denis Johnston’s War Reports

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As his job with the BBC News Division took him from the deserts of Egypt, through Italy, to the gates of Buchenwald, Irish playwright Denis Johnston struggled with a multiply determined neutrality ... More


The “New Crowd” Goes Global

Fred Carroll

in Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041495
eISBN:
9780252050091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041495.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The United States' entry into World War II led the federal government to renew its surveillance and censorship of black journalists who struck at segregation in wartime. Simultaneously, the white ... More


The Vietnam War in the Eyes of a Vietnamese War Correspondent

Vũ Thanh Thủy

in The Republic of Vietnam, 1955-1975: Vietnamese Perspectives on Nation Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501745126
eISBN:
9781501745140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501745126.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the Vietnam War from the perspective of a South Vietnamese war correspondent. It first shares the author's personal experience as a war correspondent and a journalist employed ... More


U.S. Correspondents in Afghanistan

Katherine A. Brown

in Your Country, Our War: The Press and Diplomacy in Afghanistan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190879402
eISBN:
9780190879440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879402.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the correspondents in Afghanistan who report for U.S. news agencies, most of whom are Americans. It reflects the views of more than a dozen news professionals who reported for ... More


New developments in the field: brave new world or plus ça change?

Tim Markham

in The Politics of War Reporting: Authority, Authenticity and Morality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085284
eISBN:
9781781702642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085284.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with recent developments in war reporting, including military media management, technology and the rise of citizen journalism. For pooled journalists, the imposition of a daily ... More


War Correspondents

Philip Woods

in Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190657772
eISBN:
9780190686512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657772.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter gives a brief outline of the historiography of the Burma campaign; military histories predominate, but there has been an increasing interest in the civilian experience, and also in the ... More


Special Correspondent on the Western Front

Edward Harrison

in The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Kim Philby's stint as a war correspondent of The Times in October 1939 with the British Expeditionary Force to France, after Adolf Hitler's invasion of Poland sparked World ... More


Introduction

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

A group of legendary journalists reported America’s war against Nazi Germany, including the broadcasting pioneers Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, the unpretentious reporter Ernie Pyle, and the ... More


How to bring the boys home: Popular opposition to the Korean War

Grace Huxford

in The Korean War in Britain: Citizenship, selfhood and forgetting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526118950
eISBN:
9781526138958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118950.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the actions of opponents to the Korean War, the consequences for the British state and how British people felt about such forthright critics of the war. This chapter first ... More


Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Philip Woods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190657772
eISBN:
9780190686512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657772.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The British defeat in Burma at the hands of the Japanese in 1942 marked the longest retreat in British army history and the beginning of the longest campaign in the Second World War. It also marked a ... More


Organising the War Correspondents in Burma

Philip Woods

in Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma, 1942

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190657772
eISBN:
9780190686512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657772.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the role of the Army Public Relations Office in organising the work of the war correspondents. It examines the way correspondents operated whilst in Burma, and the constraints ... More


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