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Why journalists should talk about geography

Sorbo, Paul (2015) Why journalists should talk about geography. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (24 Jul 2015). Website.

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This article is by Polis Summer School student Paul Sorbo (@PaulJSorbo) on a talk given by Tim Marshall at the LSE to launch his book ‘Prisoners of Geography’ Former foreign correspondent Tim Marshall thinks we need to get our maps out more when we report on international affairs. In his new book he argues that politicians and generals are often ‘Prisoners of Geography’ and that the physical conditions from mountain ranges to mineral resources are an important and historically overlooked factor in international relations.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 13:00
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2021 00:19

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