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Social Conflict and Television News
     

Social Conflict and Television News

by Akiba Cohen, Hanna Adoni, Charles Bantz, n/a et al
 

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This book explains in detail how social conflict is presented on television news in the UK and the US, South Africa, Israel and West Germany. This analysis identifies both the general pattern of presenting social conflict and the variations among the five countries. It also looks at the perception of social conflict both on television and in 'reality'. Through its

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This book explains in detail how social conflict is presented on television news in the UK and the US, South Africa, Israel and West Germany. This analysis identifies both the general pattern of presenting social conflict and the variations among the five countries. It also looks at the perception of social conflict both on television and in 'reality'. Through its examination of televised social conflicts and assessment of critical theory's interpretation of media effects, the book makes an important contribution to the literature in sociology, mass communication, politics and intercultural communication.

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ISBN-13:
9780803939271
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/01/1990
Series:
SAGE Library of Social Research Series , #183
Pages:
264

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