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4 sem. hrs. Prereq: Membership in the honors program. One of the major jobs of the news media is to keep the public informed about the nation's political institutions and the actions of its military. This course explores the role of the journalist during war. War coverage is difficult because journalists must balance the people's right to know against information that might risk security. The goal of this course is to evaluate how well the media do in maintaining this balance.