Mass-Mediated Terrorism: The Central Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counterterrorism / Edition 2

Mass-Mediated Terrorism: The Central Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counterterrorism / Edition 2

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by Brigitte L. Nacos
     
 

Nacos (political science, Columbia U.) examines the mass-mediated aspects of terrorism and political violence, emphasizing how suicide bombers, hostage-takers, "ecoterrorists," and others exploit global media networks and informational resources and how media sources make themselves available for such use. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

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Nacos (political science, Columbia U.) examines the mass-mediated aspects of terrorism and political violence, emphasizing how suicide bombers, hostage-takers, "ecoterrorists," and others exploit global media networks and informational resources and how media sources make themselves available for such use. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742553798
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/29/2007
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Mass-Mediated Terrorism in the New World (Dis)Order7
2Terrorism as Breaking News: Attack on America33
3Political Violence as Media Event65
4E-Terrorism and the Web of Hate103
5The Mass Media and U.S. Anti- and Counterterrorism131
6Responding to Terrorist Crises: Dealing with the Mass Media165
7Conclusion193
Bibliography199
Index207
About the Author219

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