Nieman Reports

Summer 1999

War Crimes, Human Rights and Press Freedom: The Journalist's Job

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Ethnic conflict in the Balkans provides examples of crimes of war and abuses of human rights that journalists are being increasingly called upon to cover. Our focus then turns to examining the plight of journalists and media institutions covering the war in Yugoslavia. Journalists then address the topic of press freedom and media responsibility.

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War Crimes, Human Rights and Press Freedom: The Journalist's Job

Summer 1999: The Journalist’s Job Introduction

By War Crimes, Human Rights and Press Freedom: The Journalist’s Job June 15, 1999

Ethnic conflict in the Balkans provides examples of crimes of war and abuses of human rights that journalists are being increasingly called upon to cover. Our focus then turns to examining the plight of journalists and media institutions covering the war in Yugoslavia. Journalists then address the topic of press freedom and media responsibility. Read more

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Bill Kovach
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Melissa Ludtke
Assistant Editor
Lois Fiore
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Adam Reilly
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Deborah Smiley
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Gina Camara
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Reprinted courtesy of W.W. Norton & Company, “Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know,” Edited by Roy Gutman and David Rieff (pp. 104-105), Copyright 1999 by Crimes of War Project. Photo by Ron Haviv, Saba Press Photo

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