Roundtable: Reporting on war
March 31, 2016
Richard Watson, BBC Newsnight's specialist terrorism reporter, Vaughan Smith, co-founder of the Frontline Club, and war correspondent Michael Goldfarb join Paul Blanchard to discuss the media and war. This episode: with increasingly fewer war correspondents on the ground, do the public have enough information? Does the military exhibit too much control over journalists when 'embedded'? And with terror groups now having their own PR teams, how can the media resist spoon-fed spectacle?