Download e-book for iPad: Australian Women War Reporters: Boer War to Vietnam by Jeannine Baker

By Jeannine Baker

ISBN-10: 1742234518

ISBN-13: 9781742234519

Why do Australians be aware of the names of Charles Bean, Alan Moorehead and Chester Wilmot, yet now not Agnes Macready, Anne Matheson and Lorraine Stumm?
 
This is the hidden tale of Australian and New Zealand ladies conflict newshounds who fought for equality with their male colleagues and filed tales from the most conflicts of the 20 th century.
 
In Australian ladies conflict Reporters, Jeannine Baker offers a much-needed account of the pioneering ladies who said from the largest conflicts of the 20 th century. girls lined the South African conflict on the flip of the century, and Louise Mack witnessed the autumn of Antwerp in 1914. Others such Anne Matheson, Lorraine Stumm and Kate Webb wrote approximately momentous occasions together with the increase of Nazism, the liberation of the focus camps, the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and the chilly warfare conflicts in Korea and Southeast Asia. those ladies carved a direction for brand new generations of girl international correspondents who've outfitted upon their legacy.
 
Jeannine Baker deftly attracts out the hyperlinks among the reports of those girls and the modern realities confronted through ladies reporters of battle, together with Monica Attard and Ginny Stein, permitting us to work out either in a brand new light.

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You’ll have to go as soon as trouble threatens’. ’ I thought. But as he was a man and an Australian, I did not think it worth while arguing the matter with him. 60 Mack’s pluck and ingenuity is undeniable, and her presence in Antwerp in October 1914 is indisputable, but several elements of her account are unclear and hard to corroborate. By Wednesday 7 October, when it became certain that the Germans were preparing a bombardment of Antwerp, most of the war correspondents fled. Mack, Fox and Lucien Arthur Jones of the Daily Chronicle took shelter in the cellar of the Wagner Hotel.

But although this periodical appeared to offer women journalists a less strictly defined role, the expectation that stories should be approached from the ‘woman’s angle’ indicates that stereotyping of both women journalists and their readers persisted. As the primary employer of Australian women journalists, the Weekly was also the news organisation most supportive of women as reporters of war. The magazine’s wartime editor, Alice Jackson, who we meet shortly, in 1941 became the first Australian woman officially accredited as a war correspondent by the Australian Army.

34 In the early months of the war, the gaps created by male journalists enlisting in the services were offset by reductions in the size of newspapers and the replacement of local content by overseas war news. By 1941, however, most newspapers were operating on bedrock staff levels. 35 That month saw the release of new manpower regulations under which journalism was no longer classified as a reserved occupation. The Director General of Manpower, Wallace C Wurth, advised the AJA federal executive that the recruitment of women or older men would help spare younger male journalists for national service.

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