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General

Losing the News: The Future of the News That Feeds Democracy, by Alex S. Jones

Journalism’s Roving Eye: A History of American Foreign Reporting, by John Maxwell Hamilton

International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines, by John Owen and Heather Purdey

The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel

Bad News: The Decline of Reporting, the Business of News, and the Danger to Us All, by Tom Fenton

Coups and Earthquakes, by Mort Rosenblum

Who Stole the News? by Mort Rosenblum

On the Front Lines of the Cold War, by Seymour Topping

Blood and Sand, by Frank Gardner

Citizens of London, by Lynne Olson

Foreign Correspondence, by Geraldine Brooks

People Like Us: Misrepresenting the Middle East, by Joris Luyendijk

Without Fear or Favor, by Harrison Salisbury

The Wayward Reporter, by A.J.Liebling

All Governments Lie, by I.F.Stone

AP: The Story of News, by Oliver Gramling

Kent Cooper and the Associated Press, by Kent Cooper

Breaking News: How The Associated Press Has Covered War, Peace, and Everything Else, forward by David Halberstam

Deadline Every Minute: The Story of United Press, Joe Alex Morris

Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States, by Stephen Hess

Foreign Devil: Thirty Years of Reporting from the Far East, by Richard Hughes

Of Spies and Spokesmen: My Life as a Cold War Correspondent, by Nicholas Daniloff

Witness: One of the Great Correspondents of the Twentieth Century Tells Her Story, by Ruth Gruber

News From No Man’s Land: Reporting the World, by John Simpson

Buying the Night Flight: The Autobiography of a Woman Foreign Correspondent, by Georgie Anne Geyer

Flat Earth News: An Award-Winning Reporter Exposes Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media, by Nick Davies

The News from Ireland: Foreign Correspondents and the Irish Revolution, by Maurice Walsh

For Reuters people past and present

Other Stories From the Road

Conflict Reporting

The Fall of Baghdad, by Jon Lee Anderson

The Lion’s Grave, by Jon Lee Anderson

Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War, by Anthony Shadid

Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War and the Aftermath as Seen by NPR’s Correspondent Anne Garrels

Standard Operating Procedure, by Philip Gourevitch

Embedded: The Media at War in Iraq, An Oral History, by Bill Katovsky

Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2003 to 2005, by Thomas E. Ricks

Imperial Life in the Emerald City, by Ravi Chandrasekaran

The Forever War, by Dexter Filkins

Dirty Secrets, Dirty War: The Exile of Robert J. Cox, by David Cox

Muddy Boots and Red Socks: A Reporter’s Life, by Malcolm W. Browne

Once Upon A Distant War: David Halberstam, Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett – Young War Correspondents and Their Early Vietnam Battles, by William Prochnau

Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1975, by Milton J. Bates

Tell It to the Dead: Stories of a War, by Donald Kirk

Dispatches, by Michael Herr

War Torn: The Personal Experiences of Women Reporters in the Vietnam War, by Tad Bartimus, Denby Fawcett, Jurate Kazickas, and Edith Lederer

Chienne de Guerre: A Woman Reporter Behind the Lines of the War in Chechnya, by Anne Nivat

In Harm’s Way: Reflections of a War Thug, by Martin Bell

The First Casualty: The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth-Maker from the Crimea to Iraq, by Phillip Knightley

Under Fire, by Jacqueline Sharkey

Hotel Warriors: Covering the Gulf War, by John J. Fialka

The Military and the Press: An Uneasy Truce, by Michael S. Sweeney

The Media and Peace: From Vietnam to the ’War on Terror’, by Graham Spencer

Beyond the Front Lines: How the News Media Cover a World Shaped by War, by Philip Seib

Foreign News: Exploring the World of Foreign Correspondents, by Ulf Hannerz

Frontlines: Snapshots of History, by Nicholas Moore and Sidney Weiland

Unembedded: Two Decades of Maverick War Reporting, by Scott Taylor

War Reporting for Cowards, by Chris Ayres

Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War, and Death, by Susan D. Moeller

Am I Dead Yet?: A Journalist’s Perspective on Terrorism, by John Scully

Changing Media

The Al Jazeera Effect, by Philip Seib

When News Lies, by Danny Schechter

Digital War Reporting, by Donald Matheson and Stuart Allan

Free For All: The Internet’s Transformation of Journalism, by Elliot King

New Media, Old News: Journalism and Democracy in the Digital Age, by Natalie Fenton

Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get, by Ken Doctor

Alternative Journalism, by Chris Atton and James F. Hamilton

From Pigeons to News Portals: Foreign Reporting and the Challenge of New Technology, by David D. Perlmutter and John Maxwell Hamilton

Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive; a Digital Literacy Guide for the Information Age, by Mark Briggs

Managing Media Convergence: Pathways to Journalistic Cooperation, by Kenneth C. Killebrew

Information Age Journalism: Journalism in an International Context, by Vincent Campbell

Practising Global Journalism: Exploring Reporting Issues Worldwide, by John Herbert

Journalism and New Media, by John V. Pavlik

Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing, by Mark Briggs

Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide, by Henry Jenkins

The Changing Faces of Journalism: Tabloidization, Technology and Truthiness, by Barbie Zelizer

Photojournalism

Inferno, by James Nachtwey

Photographer, by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Requiem: By Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina, by Horst Faas

Slightly Out of Focus, by Robert Capa

Capa: A Biography, by Richard Whelan

Truth Needs No Ally: Inside Photojournalism, by Howard Chapnick

W. Eugene Smith: Photographs, 1934-1975, by W. Eugene Smith

Africa, by Sebastiao Salgado

Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq, by Thorne Anderson, Rita Leistner, Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, and Kael Alford

Farewell to Bosnia, Gilles Peress

Evidence, by Gary Knight

Photojournalism: An Essential Guide, by David Herrod

Photojournalism: The Professionals’ Approach, by Kenneth Kobré

Witness in Our Time: Working Lives of Documentary Photographers, by Ken Light

Get the Picture: A Personal History of Photojournalism, by John G. Morris

Photojournalism and Today’s News: Creating Visual Reality, by Loup Langton

Reza War+Peace: A Photographer’s Journey, by Reza Deghati

War is Only Half the Story: The Aftermath Project. Volume 1, by Jim Goldberg and Wolf Böwig

This is War: Witness to Man’s Destruction, by Moises Saman

Red-Color News Soldier, by Li Zhensheng

Digital Photojournalism, by Susan C. Zavoina and John H. Davidson

Visual Journalism: A Guide For New Media Professionals, by Christopher R. Harris and Paul Martin Lester

Photos That Changed the World: The 20th Century, by Peter Stepan

Practical Advice

Reporters Without Borders

Fact Sheet on Foreign Press Credentials, Society of Professional Journalists

Afghanistan: Crosslines Essential Field Guides to Humanitarian and Conflict Zones, by Edward Girardet and Jonathan Walter

On Assignment: A Guide to Reporting in Dangerous Situations, Committee to Protect Journalists

Society of Professional Journalists Ethics Codes

International Journalists' Network e-Learning

International News Safety Institute

Reporting Human Rights and Humanitarian Stories: A Journalist's Handbook, International Centre for Humanitarian Reporting

The Art of Access: Strategies for Acquiring Public Records, by Charles N. Davis and David Cuillier

Computer-Assisted Research: Information Strategies and Tools for Journalists, by Nora Paul and Kathleen A. Hansen

Journalist’s Resource

The Investigative Reporter's Handbook, 5th Edition, by Brant Houston and Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

Career Opportunities in Journalism, by Jennifer Bobrow Burns

Flash Journalism: How to Create Multimedia News Packages, by Mindy McAdams

Multimedia Journalism: A Practical Guide, by Andy Bull

The World on a String: How to Become a Freelance Foreign Correspondent, by Alan Goodman and John D. Pollack

News University Free Course - International Reporting Basics

 

 

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