Television And Terror

Television And Terror

by Andrew Hoskins, Ben O'Loughlin
     
 

The advent of the twenty-first century was marked by a succession of conflicts and catastrophes that demanded unrestrained journalism. Yet, the principle mass news medium of television has become torn between strategies of containment and the amplification of security threats. Hoskins and O'Loughlin demonstrate that television, tarnished by its economy of liveness

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The advent of the twenty-first century was marked by a succession of conflicts and catastrophes that demanded unrestrained journalism. Yet, the principle mass news medium of television has become torn between strategies of containment and the amplification of security threats. Hoskins and O'Loughlin demonstrate that television, tarnished by its economy of liveness and its default impositions of immediacy, brevity and simultaneity, fails to deliver a critical and consistent exposition adequate to our conflicting times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230002319
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Series:
New Security Challenges Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

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