The Myriad Faces of Female War Reporting during the First World War

Newspaper historian Tim Luckhurst argues that the First World War was ‘reported from an almost exclusively male perspective’ and that women war correspondents were ‘immensely rare exceptions’. I will qualify this perspective. During the First World War, a considerable number of women from belligerent and neutral countries reported from all major theatres of war in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Their reports could be read in major newspapers and magazines around the world …

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Books Deutsche Presseforschung. Geschichte und Forschungsprojekte des ältesten historischen Instituts der Universität Bremen. Mit einleitenden Beiträgen zur Bedeutung der historischen Presseforschung. Bremen: edition lumière, 2013. Co-edited with Holger Böning, Aïssatou Bouba, Esther-Beate Körber and Michael Nagel. “Die Lösung der Judenfrage“: Eine Rundfrage von Julius Moses im Jahre 1907 mit Antworten von Eduard Bernstein, Otto Julius… Continue reading Publications