War and Media Operations: The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq

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This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam. In late summer 2002, the Pentagon considered giving the press an inside view of the upcoming invasion of Iraq. The decision was surprising, and the innovative "embedded media program" itself received intense coverage in the media. Its critics argued that the program was simply a new and sophisticated form of propaganda. Their implicit assumption was ...

War and Media Operations: The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq 2008, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415472098

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War and Media Operations: The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq 2007, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415416597

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