Vietnam and the Rise of Photojournalism
The Fourth Estate: Journalism in North America
Reading Level: 8
Interest Level: 7-12
The Vietnam War gave rise to a brand new kind of journalism: photojournalism. Iconic photographs such as Napalm Girl not only changed journalism forever but also changed the minds of many Americans about their country's involvement in the war. This book contextualizes the war and demonstrates how modes of reporting can change the course of history.