All the World's a Stage
AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL
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The relationship between government officials and the media has always been characterized by interdependence and often by a healthy antagonism. From the military perspective, control of information is the issue. Technological developments, which include portable satellite dishes, make control harder to impose. Bound by constitutional guarantees for freedom of the press, the Freedom of Information Act, and their responsibility to keep the public informed, government and military officials find themselves frustrated and often powerless to control information. It may be time for a new look at the viability and practicality of military press pools and other techniques for information control in an era of instantaneous broadcasting.
- Information Science
- Government and Political Science