Accession Number:

ADA273549

Title:

The Military-News Media Relationship: Thinking Forward

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

The author examines those news media issues which will most affect commanders as they execute their assigned missions. He makes no pretense at providing a template for conducting successful media relations however, he does identify various planning factors which should be considered as commanders prepare their public affairs concepts of operation. The author recognizes the complexity of executing military operations under the scrutiny of a very responsive, high technology world news media. The author concludes with some thoughts to provide commanders with an understanding of the competitive news media environment they can expect to experience and offers specific suggestions for successfully communicating with reporters. Public affairs, News media, Audiences, Real-time information, Planning and policymaking, Journalists.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE