Terrorism and the Media / Edition 1

Terrorism and the Media / Edition 1

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by David L. Paletz
     
 

Terrorism and the Media presents the diverse points of view of those involved in and affected by insurgent terrorism: terrorists, journalists, victims, researchers, governments and the public. It analyzes the objectives, successes and failures of terrorism, and addresses media related issues such as freedom of the press, codes of ethics, intimidation,

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Terrorism and the Media presents the diverse points of view of those involved in and affected by insurgent terrorism: terrorists, journalists, victims, researchers, governments and the public. It analyzes the objectives, successes and failures of terrorism, and addresses media related issues such as freedom of the press, codes of ethics, intimidation, victimization, technology and censorship.

The book includes: interviews with terrorists from Northern Ireland, Spain and the PLO; an analysis of the expansion of counter terrorism measures in the UK to more generalized civil and media control - indicating that such measures breed rather than inhibit terrorism; an account of the ambivalent attitudes of media editors towards ter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803944831
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/30/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - David L Paletz and C Danielle Vinson
Researchers' Perspectives - David L Paletz and John Boiney
Terrorists' Perspectives - Robin P J M Gerrits
Memoirs
Terrorists' Perspectives - Cynthia L Irvin
Interviews
Governments' Perspectives - Jennifer Jane Hocking
Broadcasting Organizations' Perspectives - David L Paletz and Laura L Tawney
Editors' Perspectives - Alex P Schmid
Reporters' Perspectives - Mark Blaisse
Public's Perspectives - Christopher Hewitt
Victims' Perspectives - Ronald D Crelinsten

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