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Anne Nelson Discusses War News: Balancing Troop Safety and the Public's Right to Know

Anne Nelson, former war correspondent in El Salvador and director of the International Programs at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, discusses the need for journalists to balance issues of protecting the troops with the public's right to know. She also suggests that there are more meaningful stories to report in a war besides soldiers firing their weapons.

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Published: Jan 25, 2002
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004