The Media as an Instrument of War

Payne, Kenneth
March 2005
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Spring2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p81
Academic Journal
Presents an analysis of the ability of the media to influence conflict in the modern era. Exploration of the media's legal status on the battlefield and efforts to control their access and products; Examination of the inherent tension between the goals of an impartial and balanced media and the military objectives of the combatants; Issues that provide perspective on the emerging role of the media in time of conflict.


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