Television coverage of the vietnam war and the vietnam veteran by erin mclaughlin introduction growing up as the daughter of a vietnam veteran, i've always been proud to say that my father is a war hero. Originally answered: what was the role of the media throughout the vietnam war somewhat the same as these days: newsmedia owners: generate more interest and revenue.
The media gained a wider range and larger audience during this era which increased its importance due to the misconception of the us government in terms of support for the vietnam war footnotes: appy, christian g patriots: the vietnam war remembered from all sides new york, ny: penguin group, 2003 print the vietnam war timeline.
Media role in the vietnam war alan rohn march 2, 2014 3 comments last updated on june 21, 2016 posted in on the home front keywords anti vietnam war barry zorthian macv marshall at the end of the war, it began to be manufactured in large-scale in 1950s,. Discussion/question what was the role of the media in the ending of the vietnam war (selfhistory i don't know if it had a huge impact in ending the war, as it has been made clear that the us government is willing to continue fighting much longer than anyone else sees fit, but it played a key role in the negative view towards vietnam.
Saigon fell on april 30, 1975, marking the end of the vietnam war how south vietnam fell (march – april 1975) during its monthly meetings on october, 1974 and january, 1975, politburo of the central committee of the communist party of vietnam decided to liberate south vietnam stopped negative and false media reports supported instead. The myth of the media’s role in vietnam jeff cohen of the many myths that mushroomed from the carnage of the vietnam war perhaps none is more specious than the fable about how a bold, aggressive mainstream media turned america against the war. The end of the vietnam war vietnam war ended the tet offensive in 1968 marked a major turning point in the vietnam war for north and south vietnam as well as the us in particular.
The media was a key part of the vietnam war it was pretty much the first war to be a living room war, one shown in civilians living rooms at home daily.