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Alice Fahs

in Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses Nellie Bly's journey to Mexico, where she dreamed not only of adventure but also of a possible “beat” as the first woman newspaper correspondent to write from Mexico City. To ... More


‘The Aliveness of Speaking Faces’ – Women Correspondents in the Spanish Civil War

David Deacon

in British News Media and the Spanish Civil War: Tomorrow May Be Too Late

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627486
eISBN:
9780748651368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627486.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter concentrates on women correspondents and the distinctive nature of their contribution in the Spanish Civil War. Women correspondents represented just ten percent of the total number of ... 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


An Antidote to Complacency

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/9780190660628.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Robert Capa had taken a series of photographs of the paratroop mission to Sicily, but so far he had not enjoyed a happy war. His problems in getting to the front had mirrored the deeper problems the ... More


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