War and the Media : Reporting Conflict 24/7.Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (249 pages)Content type:
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Cover Page -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- About the editors -- Notes on contributors -- List of figures and tables -- Introduction Daya Kishan Thussu and Des Freedman -- Part 1 Communicating conflict in a global world -- 1 Contextualizing Conflict - the US 'War on Terrorism' Aijaz Ahmad -- 2 Watching What We Say: Global Communication in a Time of Fear Ted Magder -- 3 Understanding not Empathy Jean Seaton -- Part 2 New dimensions of managing conflict -- 4 Information Warfare in an Age of Globalization Frank Webster -- 5 The Counter-Revolution in Military Affairs: The Globalization of Guerrilla Warfare John Downey and Graham Murdock -- 6 Spinning the War: Political Communications, Information Operations and Public Diplomacy in the War on Terrorism Robin Brown -- 7 'We Know Where You Are': Psychological Operations Media During Enduring Freedom Philip M. Taylor -- Part 3 Reporting conflict in the era of 24/7 news -- 8 Live TV and Bloodless Deaths: War, Infotainment and 24/7 News Daya Kishan Thussu -- 9 The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: TV News and Public Understanding Greg Philo, Alison Gilmour, Susanna Rust, Etta Gaskell, Maureen Gilmour and Lucy West (Glasgow University Media Group) -- 10 Mapping the Al-Jazeera Phenomenon Noureddine Miladi -- Part 4 Representations of conflict - 9/11 and beyond -- 11 War and the Entertainment Industries: New Research Priorities in an Era of Cyber-Patriotism Jonathan Burston -- 12 The New Media Environment, Internet Chatrooms, and Public Discourse After 9/11 Bruce A. Williams -- 13 The Media, the 'War on Terrorism', and the Circulation of Non-Knowledge Cynthia Weber -- 14 Icons and Invisibility: Gender, Myth, 9/11 Jayne Rodgers -- Part 5 Conflict and the cultures of journalism -- 15 Journalists Under Fire: Subcultures, Objectivity and Emotional Literacy Howard Tumber and Marina Prentoulis.
16 Journalists and War: The Troubling New Tensions Post 9/11 Nik Gowing -- 17 Conflict and Control: The War in Afghanistan and the 24-hour News Cycle Kieran Baker -- 18 In the Fog of War … Yvonne Ridley -- 19 The Need for Context: The Complexity of Foreign Reporting Gordon Corera -- Subject index -- Author index.
`No book is more timely than this collection, which analyses brilliantly the Western media's relentless absorption into the designs of dominant, rapacious power' - John Pilger This book examines the changing contours of media coverage of war and considers the relationship between mass media and governments in wartime.
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