Media, Terrorism, and Theory

Media, Terrorism, and Theory

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Over the past few years, coverage of terror attacks has featured prominently in numerous media outlets. Drawing on both popular and academic articles, the essays in Media, Terrorism, and Theory: A Reader analyze the larger issues surrounding media's portrayal of terrorism, including terrorism as a media event, war and media, nationalism and media, public responsibility, and journalistic accountability. Renowned contributors from around the world explore these issues as they relate to a global community. From such diverse fields as cultural studies, political science, media studies, architecture, and information science, each brings a distinctive perspective. Answering a growing need to understand media discourse on terrorism, Media, Terrorism, and Theory complements readings in upper-level mass communication courses and will appeal to students and scholars of international media and terrorism.... the Philosophy of Education at UCLA. He has authored many books and essays on social theory, politics, history, and culture, including Grand Theft 2000, The Persian Gulf TV War, Media Culture, and Media and Cultural Studies: Keyworksanbsp;...

Title:Media, Terrorism, and Theory
Author:Anandam P. Kavoori, Todd Fraley
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2006-01-20


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