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The Resource The captive press : foreign policy crises and the First Amendment, Ted Galen Carpenter

The captive press : foreign policy crises and the First Amendment, Ted Galen Carpenter

Label
The captive press : foreign policy crises and the First Amendment
Title
The captive press
Title remainder
foreign policy crises and the First Amendment
Statement of responsibility
Ted Galen Carpenter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • A major priority of the national security bureaucracy is to manipulate or obstruct the new media, thereby thwarting critical coverage of military and foreign policy initiatives. The government's restrictions on the press during the Persian Gulf War, and the outright exclusion of journalists during the most important stages of the Grenada and Panama invasions, are especially flagrant examples. In The Captive Press, Ted Galen Carpenter argues that such episodes illustrate the inherent tension between the press freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment and a global interventionist foreign policy that places a premium on secrecy, rapid execution, and lack of public dissent
  • Crude forms of coercion by the national security bureaucracy are not the only source of danger to a vigorous, independent press. An equally serious threat is posed by the government's abuse of the secrecy system to control the flow of information and prevent disclosures that might cast doubt on the wisdom or morality of current policy. Most insidious and corrosive of all is the attempt by officials to entice journalists to be members of the foreign policy team rather than play their proper role as skeptical monitors of government conduct
  • Carpenter argues that although freedom of the press has not been killed in action during the many international crises of the 20th century, it has been seriously wounded. One of the most essential tasks of the post-Cold War era is to restore it to health
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carpenter, Ted Galen
Dewey number
071/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4738
LC item number
.C27 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Government and the press
  • War
  • Freedom of the press
  • USA / Regierung
  • État et presse
  • Guerre dans la presse
  • Liberté de la presse
  • Außenpolitik
  • Pressefreiheit
Label
The captive press : foreign policy crises and the First Amendment, Ted Galen Carpenter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
32591146
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 315 pages
Isbn
9781882577231
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
95018582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32591146
  • (WaOLN)1672559
Label
The captive press : foreign policy crises and the First Amendment, Ted Galen Carpenter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
32591146
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 315 pages
Isbn
9781882577231
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
95018582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32591146
  • (WaOLN)1672559

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