'The fog of propaganda: attempts to influence the reporting of the Arab Spring, and how journalists should see through it'

Rodgers, J. (2011). 'The fog of propaganda: attempts to influence the reporting of the Arab Spring, and how journalists should see through it'. In: J. Mair & R. Keeble (Eds.), Mirage in the Desert? Reporting the 'Arab Spring'. (pp. 94-100). UK: Abramis. ISBN 1845495144

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Abstract

James Rodgers, a former BBC Foreign Correspondent turned “hackademic”, examines governments’ attempts to manage the media. In response, he suggests journalists need to adopt rigorous research and fact-checking, and develop wide networks of sources in order to break through the fog of propaganda.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: School of Arts > Department of Journalism
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/6051

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