News Media Coverage of Desert Storm

The panelists gave micro-level perspectives of the media operations during the Persian Gulf war. They each related their experiences… read more

The panelists gave micro-level perspectives of the media operations during the Persian Gulf war. They each related their experiences based on their media role. Topics included the Pentagon guidelines for information access and dissemination, censorship, logistical problems of war journalism, press pools, and the effects of live war coverage being broadcast into people’s living rooms. Mr. Getler also gave a retrospective describing the changes that occurred in the media’s role based on the Persian Gulf war. close

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  • Lewis, Charles Bureau Chief Hearst Newspapers->Washington Bureau
  • Smith, Ted Professor Virginia Commonwealth University
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News Media Coverage of Desert Storm

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Program ID:
17742-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 1991
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 1991

Airing Details

  • Apr 28, 1991 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 1991 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 1991 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 1991 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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