TITLE

Moving Coverage Beyond a Woman's Veil

AUTHOR(S)
Sohrabi, Naghmeh
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Winter2001, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Observes that important stories about women in Iran are submerged by inaccurate assumptions. Suggestions to improve the coverage of Iranian women in the international media; Two most important constraints on those writing about Iran; Reasons that the job of journalists reporting on Iran, and particularly about women in Iran, requires a higher degree of self-criticism.
ACCESSION #
5930197

 

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