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Words of Fire: Independent Journalists Who Challenge Dictators, Druglords, and Other Enemies of a Free Press

Anthony Collings
Format
Book
Published
New York : New York University Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0814716059, 0814716067 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Map: World Press Freedom xii
  • I Looking for Trouble: The Behavior of Independent Journalists
  • 1 "They Are the News": Facing Mexican Druglords 13
  • 2 She Had to Be There: Taking Risks in Russia 26
  • 3 Opening the Door: Courage in Asia 36
  • 4 Guerrilla Journalists: Underground in Nigeria 44
  • 5 A Precious Pen: Defiance around the World 53
  • II Pushing the Envelope: Stories That Trigger Attack
  • 6 General's Mercedes: Crime and Corruption 65
  • 7 A Veiled Woman: The Separatists 77
  • 8 Brother against Brother: Civil War 89
  • 9 In the Thick of It: Protests and Riots 99
  • 10 Money at Stake: Economic Secrets 105
  • 11 President's Mistress: Exposes 113
  • 12 We Are Not Amused: Satire 120
  • III Shoot the Messenger: Types of Attacks on Journalists
  • 13 We Have Ways: Violence and Imprisonment 135
  • 14 We Have Other Ways: Legal and Economic Pressures 142
  • IV Messenger Reacts: Responding to Attacks
  • 15 Chilled or Defiant: The Painful Choice 153
  • 16 Cat and Computer Mouse: Using the Internet 167
  • 17 Great Firewall: China and the Internet 186
  • 18 Send in Uncle Walter: Advocacy Groups 195
  • Conclusion: Tomorrow's News: The Outlook 210.
Description
xi, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-254) and index.
Technical Details
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