Blurring the Line Between Journalist and Publicist

McMasters, Paul
June 2003
Nieman Reports;Summer2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p70
Assesses the impact of government's news management on the coverage of U.S. war on Iraq by journalists and the press in 2003. Characteristics of the news management deployed by the U.S. Department of Defense; Details of the government's ground rules for the press; Difference between the work of the government press corps and publicists; Attitude of governmental news managers toward the press.


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