Book Discussion on Journalists under Fire

Anthony Feinstein talked about his book Journalists under Fire: The Psychological Hazards of Covering War, published by The Johns Hopkins… read more

Anthony Feinstein talked about his book Journalists under Fire: The Psychological Hazards of Covering War, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. He was interviewed by Andrew Maykuth before an audience. He described the psychological stress experienced by journalists who cover violent conflicts. He said that, while many journalists cover wars without experiencing trauma, there are also many who are damaged by the experience and may exhibit post-traumatic stress syndrome or drug addition. He argued for creating more support systems to help journalists deal with long-term trauma. He responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Journalists under Fire

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Public Affairs Event
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 25, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 22, 2007

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  • Dec 25, 2006 | 4:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 07, 2007 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2007 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2007 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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