Global Journalist: News and Conscience in a World of Conflict Philip Seib

ISBN: 9781299797680

Published: May 10th 2014

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165 pages


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Global Journalist: News and Conscience in a World of Conflict  by  Philip Seib

Global Journalist: News and Conscience in a World of Conflict by Philip Seib
May 10th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 165 pages | ISBN: 9781299797680 | 4.60 Mb

In many U.S. news organizations, international coverage is accorded minimal importance. The conventional wisdom seems to be that international reporting costs too much and does too little to win and keep an audience, and thus only sensational orMoreIn many U.S. news organizations, international coverage is accorded minimal importance. The conventional wisdom seems to be that international reporting costs too much and does too little to win and keep an audience, and thus only sensational or government-highlighted incidents are reported. But does this meet standards of professional responsibility?

Philip Seib says no. This provocative book argues that not only do U.S. news media have the duty to cover international events that affect the interests of the public and the government, but they also should shake awake the worlds conscience by bringing more attention to international conflict and sufferingin hopes of spurring humanitarian action or intervention to help those in need.



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