Rating the News From Lebanon
PRESS & TELEVISION
"The Media and National Security" by
Covering Defense Deborah Shapley, in Daedalus (Fall 1982),
1172 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Mass.
Defense issues, because of their great complexity, are among the most difficult for the media to cover. But even the best newspaper and televi- sion treatments of such topics reveal serious flaws, argues Shapley, Washington editor of Nature magazine.
Thus, CBS News's widely publicized five-part series on "The D...