Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States (Hardcover)

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Stephen Hess

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Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States Book Description

Americans often forget that, just as they watch the world through U.S. media, they are also being watched. Foreign correspondents based in the United States report news and provide context to events that are often unfamiliar or confusing to their readers back home. Unfortunately, there has been too little thoughtful examination of the foreign press in America and its role in the world media. Through Their Eyes fills this void in the unmistakable voice of Stephen Hess, who has been reporting on reporting for over a quarter century. Globalization is shrinking the planet, making it more important than ever to know what is going on in the world and how those events are being interpreted elsewhere. September 11 was a chilling reminder that how others perceive us does matter, like it or not. Hess seeks to answer three basic yet essential journalistic questions: Who are these U.S.-based foreign correspondents? How do they operate? And perhaps most important, what do they report, and how? Informed by scores of interviews and armed with original survey research, Hess reveals the mindset of foreign correspondents from a broad sample of countries. He examines how reporting from abroad has changed over the past twenty years and addresses the daunting challenges facing these journalists, ranging from home-office politics to national stereotypes. Unique among works on the subject, this book provides an engaging and humanizing Day in the Life section, illustrating how foreign correspondents conduct their daily activities. This book continues the authors comprehensive Newswork series on the nexus of media, government, and politics. These five books, starting with The Washington Reporters (Brookings,1981), have become valuable reference materials for all who seek to understand this intersection of journalism and government. Through Their Eyes furthers that rich tradition, making it essential and enjoyable reading.

About the Author :

Stephen Hess has contributed to Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States as an author. Stephen Hess is senior fellow emeritus in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and Distinguished Research Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He has been engaged in presidential transitions since he was a young speechwriter in the Eisenhower White House. He returned to the White House with President Richard Nixon, helped Jimmy Carter reorganize the Executive Office and advised the presidential transition teams of Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. His numerous books include Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents

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Title: Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Author: Stephen Hess
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN:

0815735847

EAN:

9780815735847

No. of Pages: 195
Publish Date: 2005-11-30
Binding: Hardcover
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