Reporting International Conflicts: Dynamics and Challenges

  • Miri Moon


Drawing on the interview data, this chapter focuses on exploring the dynamics and challenges that international journalists face. Key themes were drawn from the interviews. First, this chapter will show the process of news construction in the news coverage of Korean conflicts to place the nature of journalism practices in the Korean Peninsula in a sociological perspective. Second, I aim to explore what kinds of news sources journalists use to construct a news story. Third, this chapter examines the primary factors that influence journalists’ news frames in covering North Korea. Finally, in a global context, this chapter discusses the Korean conflicts, or “Korea,” to reflect the current geopolitical power game in this region as well as foreign national interests through the eyes of international journalists.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miri Moon
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  1. 1.Sookmyung Women’s UniversitySeoul, Soul-t’ukpyolsiKorea (Republic of)

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