Chapter 17 - Chapter 17: 1.) Countries such as France,...

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Chapter 17: 1.) Countries such as France, England, and Germany required that reporters be properly credentialed but were stingy about handing them out. - Frederick Palmer: only American to have proper credentials - Richard Harding Davis went to the front lines without credentials and was thrown onto German Prison train where he wrote dramatic stories about German war crimes (burning of Louvain, Belgium) - General Pershing created specific rules to gain credentials with him (pg. 328) and hired Frederick Palmer to be Chief Press Officer Other correspondents said Palmer used too little information and too much censorship (worst American Censor) 2.) Most prominent editor for arguing intervention was Henry Watterson of Louisville Courier-Journal - most famous war reporters: Richard Harding Davis and Floyd Gibbons (327-328) 3.) WW1: Woodrow Wilson and George Creel created CPI (committee of public information) to prepare propaganda for use abroad and to help mobilize public opinion at home. -
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