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Killing the messenger

journalists at risk in modern warfare

by Herbert N. Foerstel

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in Westport, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • War -- Press coverage,
    • War correspondents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementHerbert N. Foerstel ; foreword by Danny Schechter.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4784.W37 F62 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3417796M
      ISBN 100275987868
      LC Control Number2005034112


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