Book Discussion on Journalism's Roving Eye

John Maxwell Hamilton talked about his book Journalism’s Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting (Louisiana State… read more

John Maxwell Hamilton talked about his book Journalism’s Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting (Louisiana State University Press; September 14, 2009).In his book veteran former foreign correspondent John Maxwell Hamilton provides a definitive history of American foreign news reporting. He chronicles the economic and technological advances that have influenced overseas coverage, as well as the personalities who have shaped readers' perceptions of the world. Dean of the Manship School of Mass Communications at Louisiana State University, Hamilton also served at the U.S. Agency for International Development and on staff at the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

He was interviewed at the 32nd Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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