Framing Terrorism: The News Media, the Government and the Public / Edition 1

Framing Terrorism: The News Media, the Government and the Public / Edition 1

by Pippa Norris
     
 

Terrorism now dominates the headlines across the world-from New York to Kabul. Framing Terrorism argues that the headlines matter as much as the act, in political terms. Widely publicized terrorist incidents leave an imprint upon public opinion, muzzle the "watchdog" role of journalists and promote a general one-of-us consensus supporting security forces.See more details below

Overview

Terrorism now dominates the headlines across the world-from New York to Kabul. Framing Terrorism argues that the headlines matter as much as the act, in political terms. Widely publicized terrorist incidents leave an imprint upon public opinion, muzzle the "watchdog" role of journalists and promote a general one-of-us consensus supporting security forces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415947190
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1Framing Terrorism3
2Terrorism, Censorship and the 1st Amendment: In Search of Policy Guidelines27
3Clausewitz in the Age of CNN: Rethinking the Military-Media Relationship43
4Framing the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict59
5Paramilitaries and the Press in Northern Ireland75
6Framing the US Embassy Bombings and September 11 Attacks in African and US Newspapers93
7CNN and al Jazeera's Media Coverage of America's War in Afghanistan113
8Framing Muslim-Americans Before and After 9/11133
9Framing World Opinion in the Elite Press159
10Explaining 9/11183
11Public Opinion Among Muslims and the West203
12Rallies All Around: The Dynamics of System Support299
13Fear and Terrorism: Psychological Reactions to 9/11255
14The Lessons of Framing Terrorism281
Select Bibliography303
List of Tables and Figures313
List of Contributors317
Index323

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