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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2017-2018 which does not start until 25/01/2018
  1. GENERAL ESSENTIAL READING 8 items
    The following books are useful for guiding you through the whole module. They should all be available to buy in the University bookshop
    1. The first casualty: the war correspondent as hero, propagandist and myth-maker from the Crimea to Iraq - Phillip Knightley 2003

      Book Essential An essential and definitive history of the profession of war correspondent

    2. War and the death of news: reflections of a grade B reporter - Martin Bell 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential A terrific book that addresses all the key points we will consider in the module

    3. The media at war - Susan L. Carruthers 2011

      Book Essential

    4. The War Correspondent - Second Edition - Greg McLaughlin 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  2. MEMOIRS AND BIOGRAPHIES 8 items
    Many journalists have written their own memoirs. We can question their reliability, but they do provide a rich and often entertaining glimpse into the work routines of foreign and war correspondents. Below is just a sample of what is available (in addition to Martin Bell and John Simpson, listed under General Reading). Browse the shelves of second hand bookshops and charity shops - that's where I usually find them.
    1. Farewell Kabul: from Afghanistan to a more dangerous world - Christina Lamb 2016

      Book Further reading

    2. Beautiful exile: the life of Martha Gellhorn - Carl E. Rollyson 2001

      Book Further reading

    3. Distant voices - John Pilger 1994

      Book Further reading

    4. News from the front: the life of a television reporter - Sandy Gall 1995, ©1994

      Book Further reading

    5. Shooting history: a personal journey - Jon Snow 2005

      Book Further reading

    6. A mad world, my masters: tales from a traveller's life - John Simpson 2001

      Book Further reading

    7. Not quite world's end: a traveller's tales - John Simpson 2008

      Book Further reading

    8. Broadcasts from the Blitz: how Edward R. Murrow helped lead America into war - Philip M. Seib ©2006

      Book Further reading

  3. LECTURE 1: INTRODUCTION 5 items
    Any of the books listed in the General Reading and Memoirs + ...
    1. The global journalist: news and conscience in a world of conflict - Philip M. Seib c2002

      Book Essential

    2. Journalism and the new world order: Gulf War, national news discourses and globalization, vol I - Wilhelm F. Kempf, Heikki Luostarinen 2001

      Book Essential

    3. Journalism and the new world order: Gulf War, national news discourses and globalization, vol I - Wilhelm F. Kempf, Heikki Luostarinen 2001

      Book Further reading

  4. LECTURE 2: THE MEDIA-MILITARY RELATIONSHIP 10 items
    Any of the above +
    1. Embedding Journalists in Military Combat Units: Impact on Newspaper Story Frames and Tone - Michael Pfau, Michel Haigh, Mitchell Gettle, Michael Donnelly 03/2004

      Article 

    2. Selling War: The Role of the Mass Media in Hostile Conflicts from World War I to the ""War on Terror"" - Josef Seethaler, Matthias Karmasin, Gabriele Melischek 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    3. Media and Conflict in the Twenty-First Century - Philip Seib, Philip Seib, SpringerLink (Online service) 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    4. Enlisting Madison Avenue: The Marketing Approach to Earning Popular Support in Theaters of Operation - Todd C. Helmus, Christopher Paul, Russell W. Glenn 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    5. War Correspondent - Jean Hood 25 May 2011

      Book Further reading

  5. LECTURE 3: OBJECTIVITY AND THE 'CNN EFFECT' 8 items
    1. Late-breaking foreign policy: the news media's influence on peace operations - Warren P. Strobel 1997

      Book Essential

    2. The global journalist: news and conscience in a world of conflict - Philip M. Seib c2002

      Book Further reading

    3. Setting the agenda: the mass media and public opinion - Maxwell E. McCombs 2014

      Book Essential

    4. Shooting the messenger: the politics of war reporting - Paul L. Moorcraft, Philip M. Taylor 2011

      Book Further reading

  6. LECTURE 4: THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY 11 items
    1. Journalism in a state of flux - Lia-Paschalia Spyridou, Maria Matsiola, Andreas Veglis, George Kalliris 02/2013

      Article Essential

  7. LECTURE 5: IT ALL STARTED IN VIETNAM ...? 10 items
    1. Reporting Vietnam: media and military at war - William M. Hammond c1998

      Book Essential

    2. Reporting Vietnam ©1998

      Book Further reading

    3. Dispatches - Michael Herr 1978

      Book Further reading The classic account of the war by a Rolling Stone journalist.

    4. On the frontlines of the television war: a legendary war cameraman in Vietnam - Yasutsune Hirashiki 2017

      Book Further reading

    5. The media and peace: from Vietnam to the 'War on Terror' - Graham Spencer 2008

      Book Further reading

  8. LECTURE 6: THE GULF WAR, 1991 - OPERATIONS DESERT STORM AND PROVIDE COMFORT 11 items
    1. War and the media: propaganda and persuasion in the Gulf War - Philip M. Taylor 1998

      Book 

    2. Television and the Gulf War - David E. Morrison c1992

      Book Essential

    3. Second front: censorship and propaganda in the Gulf War - John R. MacArthur 1993

      Book Essential

    4. Taken by storm: the media, public opinion, and U.S. foreign policy in the Gulf War - W. Lance Bennett, David L. Paletz 1994

      Book Essential

    5. The Gulf War did not take place - Jean Baudrillard 2000

      Book Further reading

    6. The Persian Gulf TV war - Douglas Kellner 1992

      Book Further reading

    7. The Media and the Gulf War - Barbara Allen, Paula O'Loughlin, Amy Jasperson, John L. Sullivan

      Article Essential

    8. Embedding Journalists in Military Combat Units: Impact on Newspaper Story Frames and Tone - Michael Pfau, Michel Haigh, Mitchell Gettle, Michael Donnelly 03/2004

      Article Essential

  9. LECTURE 7: 'HEART OF DARKNESS' JOURNALISM - RWANDA AND SOMALIA 19 items
    1. Reporting disasters: famine, aid, politics and the media - Suzanne Franks 2013

      Book Essential

    2. Why the message should matter - LAUREN KOGEN 01/2009

      Article Further reading

    3. We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: stories from Rwanda - Philip Gourevitch 1999 (various printings)

      Book Further reading

    4. Bad news: last journalists in a dictatorship - Anjan Sundaram 2017

      Book Further reading

    5. Reporting from the frontline: untold stories from Marikana - Gia Nicolaides 2014

      Book Further reading

    6. The Media and Aid in Sub-Saharan Africa: Whose News? - Lena von Naso 2018

      Book Further reading

  10. LECTURE 8: 'OTHER PEOPLE'S WARS' - THE BALKAN CONFLICTS OF THE 1990S 8 items
    1. Degraded Capability: The Media And The Kosovo Crisis - Philip Hammond, Edward S. Herman 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    2. The blame game - MARINA VUJNOVIC 01/2009

      Article Essential

    3. Bosnia by television - James Gow, Richard Paterson, Alison Preston, British Film Institute 1996

      Book Essential

    4. Balkan propaganda wars - C©Œalin Hentea, Cristina Bordianu 2006

      Book Further reading

    5. Forging war: the media in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina - Mark Thompson, Article 19 (Organization) 1994

      Book Further reading

  11. LECTURE 9: 9/11, AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ 2.0 18 items
    1. The battle of ideas in the war on terror: essays on U.S. public diplomacy in the Middle East - Robert B. Satloff 2004

      Book Further reading

    2. Bring 'em on: media and politics in the Iraq War - Lee Artz, Yahya R. Kamalipour c2005

      Book Essential

    3. Ugly war, pretty package - Deborah Lynn Jaramillo 2009

      Book Further reading

    4. The media and the war on terrorism - Stephen Hess, Marvin L. Kalb, Brookings Institution, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy 2003

      Book Essential

    5. War on the Web - Daniela V. Dimitrova, Lynda Lee Kaid, Andrew Paul Williams, Kaye D. Trammell 01/2005

      Article Further reading

    6. Misperceptions, the Media, and the Iraq War - STEVEN KULL, CLAY RAMSAY, EVAN LEWIS 12/2003

      Article Essential

    7. Media, War and Terrorism: Responses from the Middle East and Asia - Shoma Munshi, Peter van der Veer 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  12. LECTURE 10: TERRORISM 19 items
    1. The media and the war on terrorism - Stephen Hess, Marvin L. Kalb, Brookings Institution, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy 2003

      Book 

    2. The Media Strategy of ISIS - James P. Farwell 02/11/2014

      Article Essential

    3. Framing Terrorism: The News Media, the Government and the Public - Pippa Norris, Montague Kern, Marion Just 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    4. Media, terrorism, and theory: a reader - Anandam P. Kavoori, Todd Fraley c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    5. Media, War and Terrorism: Responses from the Middle East and Asia - Shoma Munshi, Peter van der Veer 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    6. The Media: The Terrorists' Battlefield - Center of Excellence - Defence Against Terrorism, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the Media: Vital Ground for Terrorist Operations, Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    7. The Theater of Terror - Gabriel Weimann 18/04/2005

      Article Further reading

  13. LECTURE 11: CONCLUSIONS - SYRIA AND THE NEW COLD WAR 11 items
    1. Covering Syria - Vivian Salama 10/2012

      Article Essential

    2. The Syrian Crisis in the News - Raluca Cozma, Claudia Kozman 03/09/2015

      Article Further reading

    3. Ukraine, Mainstream Media and Conflict Propaganda - Oliver Boyd-Barrett 03/08/2017

      Article Further reading

    4. Colonel Gaddafi's hat: the real story of the Libyan uprising - Alex Crawford 2012

      Book Further reading

    5. Journalism in the Crossfire - Gunnar Nygren

      Article Further reading

    6. Fake News - Irina Khaldarova

      Article Further reading