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Media, Crisis and Democracy: Mass Communication and the Disruption of Social Order
     

Media, Crisis and Democracy: Mass Communication and the Disruption of Social Order

by Marc Raboy (Editor), Bernard Dagenais (Editor)
 

The contributors to this book explore the way in which crises highlight the problematic issues of media performance in democratic states.

They examine the relationship between communication and civil society through a number of actual cases of media responses to 'crises', ranging from the Gulf War of 1991 to recent events in Eastern Europe. Individual examples of

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The contributors to this book explore the way in which crises highlight the problematic issues of media performance in democratic states.

They examine the relationship between communication and civil society through a number of actual cases of media responses to 'crises', ranging from the Gulf War of 1991 to recent events in Eastern Europe. Individual examples of mediated crises emphasize the complexities of understanding the role of the media in struggles of identity around nationality, ethnicity and gender.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803986404
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/27/1992
Series:
Media Culture & Society Series , #7
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

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