1 New Wars, New Reporting 1
2 The ‘First Internet War’ 28
3 Conflicted Realities 58
4 The Citizen Journalist at War 92
5 Visual Truths: Images in Wartime 130
6 Making Connections: The Politics of Mediation 166
Philip Seib, University of Southern California
"If satellite television muddied the wartime distinction between 'us' and 'them,' newer digital technologies make it even more problematic. Matheson and Allan deftly critique these developments, revealing the moral and political dimensions of war reporting transmitted through these new forms of personal, social and journalistic expression."
Stephen D. Reese, University of Texas
Written by two authorities in this very topical field.
Shows how new technologies open up innovative ways for journalists to convey the horrors of warfare whilst also creating opportunities for propaganda, censorship, and control.
Analyzes examples ranging from 24-hour news coverage of the Persian Gulf War, through Abu Ghraib and digital photography, and bloggers in Iraq.