War and Terror

December 2003
Nieman Reports;Winter2003, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p69
The section introduces a series of articles on the threat of war in life of U.S. journalists including their role in the war on terrorism. There is a dialogue taking place among some of top journalists in Washington D.C. and top government senior intelligence officials about the issue of protecting government secrets without infringing on the right to report on government. In her job a National Public Radio correspondent, Anne Garrels was one of the few U.S. correspondents to remain in Baghdad, Iraq and report to her radio audience as the 2003 Iraq War was being waged. To publish an oral history of journalists' wartime reporting, coeditors Bill Kavotsky and Timothy Carlson sought out those who had covered the Iraq War and recorded their remembrances. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Turnley spent time before and during the Iraq War working in the Gulf Region as a correspondent, contributing to the coverage of video, photography and on-air reporting. The Committee to Protect Journalists published an updated version of its guidebook to reporting on war and in other situations which journalists' lives might be threatened.


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