Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 July 2019

240 Pages | 12

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190680824

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The Fixers

Local News Workers and the Underground Labor of International Reporting

Lindsay Palmer

  • Reveals the hidden lives and work of news "fixers:" locally based media employees who assist journalists as translators and guides in some of the most dangerous territories in the world
  • The first book to give voice to news fixers' own perspectives, rather than the viewpoints of foreign reporters, and the first to think ethically about the treatment of fixers in the field
  • Contains narratives from 75 interviews with news fixers from 36 countries

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