Mediatized Conflicts

Mediatized Conflicts

by Simon Cottle
     
 

News media are more sophisticated today than ever before, while culture and politics have reached heights of chaos never before seen. How do media outlets choose what to report, and what are the impacts of their choices? Mediatized Conflict sheds much-needed light on the subject. An expert on the subject culls together the latest research and theories to

Overview

News media are more sophisticated today than ever before, while culture and politics have reached heights of chaos never before seen. How do media outlets choose what to report, and what are the impacts of their choices? Mediatized Conflict sheds much-needed light on the subject. An expert on the subject culls together the latest research and theories to examine how the media today have replaced socalled objective reporting with actively "enacting" and "performing" coverage of war and conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335214525
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/07/2006
Series:
Issues in Cultural and Media Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
9.61(w) x 6.69(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Simon Cottle is the director of the media and communications program at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He has written for a wide array of publications in his field.

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