Media under fire: Fact and fiction in conditions of war
31-12-2005 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 860, by Christiane Eilders
The article reviews recent findings on the quality of war reporting, the conditions under which it takes place, the information policies of the warring parties and their effects.
AbstractFocusing on German media coverage of the 1991 Gulf war, the Kosovo war and the 2003 Iraq war, it discusses both typical shortcomings of reporting and recent improvements, highlights information control strategies and proposes standards for war reporting.