Professor Simon Cottle
Based at: JOMEC
Period: June 2003 to October 2003
The aim of the research was to explore the media coverage of the 2003 Iraq War, with a particular emphasis on the role of embedded reporters. It is informed by an analysis of the production, content and reception of the broadcast coverage of the war with Iraq. This involved:
The research team included Professor Justin Lewis, Professor Terry Threadgold, Dr Rod Brookes, Nick Mosdell, Kirsten Brander, Sadie Clifford, Ehab Bessaiso and Zahera Harb.
Too Close for Comfort?: The role of embedded reporting during the 2003 Iraq war: Summary report published by Cardiff University, 2004.
Lewis, J., Brookes, R., Mosdell, N. & Threadgold, T. (2006) Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Media Coverage of the 2003 Iraq War. Peter Lang. ISBN 0-8204-7418-5