Source Saturday: International News Agencies and the 2000 US election with Prof Michael Palmer
What is happening behind the scenes in the news media during the contentious US election? How can historians help us understand this moment? In this video, I speak to journalism historian Professor Emeritus Michael Palmer from Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris, France about the 2000 election. Using this history, we talk about the current election and the pressures international news agencies are under to deliver when there is yet to be a definitive result.
Professor Palmer’s book International News Agencies: A History is published by Palgrave Macmillan and can be purchased where ever you buy books. However, the e-version is also readily available for download through most university library systems.