Journalism and the Invasion of Grenada 30 Years On: A Retrospective

Tumber, H. (2014). Journalism and the Invasion of Grenada 30 Years On: A Retrospective. Round Table, 103(1), pp. 55-64. doi: 10.1080/00358533.2013.874163

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Abstract

The 1983 United States-led invasion of Grenada represents an important case study of journalism in the front line because it marked a changing point in the relationship between journalists and the US administration. The exclusion of news organisations and independent journalists at the time can be conceived of as a test in trying new forms of information management. The tensions experienced between journalists, government and military officers signalled the need to design alternative solutions to the problem of information coverage in wartime.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Round Table on 27 Jan 2014, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00358533.2013.874163
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: School of Arts > Department of Journalism
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/14418

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