ISBN-10:
1446201589
ISBN-13:
2901446201588
Pub. Date:
01/24/2012
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives / Edition 1

Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives / Edition 1

by Des Freedman
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    ISBN-13: 2901446201588
    Publisher: SAGE Publications
    Publication date: 01/24/2012
    Edition description: NE
    Pages: 336
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Des Freedman is Professor of Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of 'The Contradictions of Media Power' (2014) and the 'The Politics of Media Policy' (2008) and co-author (with James Curran and Natalie Fenton) of 'Misunderstanding the Internet' (2016). Co-edited collections include 'Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives; (2012) and 'War and the Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7' (2003) with Daya Thussu; 'Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives' (2016) with Jonathan Obar, Cheryl Martens and Robert Mc Chesney; and 'The Assault on Universities: A Manifesto for Resistance' (2011) with Michael Bailey.

    He is an editor of the Sage journal 'Global Media and Communication', a founding member of the Media Reform Coalition and the project lead for the Inquiry into the Future of Public Service Television chaired by Lord Puttnam.

    Daya Kishan Thussu is Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre at the University of Westminster in London. A Ph D in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, he is the founder and Managing Editor of Global Media and Communication, a journal published by SAGE. He has authored and edited as many as 17 books. Among his key publications are: Mapping BRICS Media (co-edited with Kaarle Nordenstreng, 2015); Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives (co-edited with Des Freedman, 2012); Internationalizing Media Studies (2009); News as Entertainment: The Rise of Global Infotainment (2007); Media on the Move: Global Flow and Contra-Flow (2007); International Communication: Continuity and Change, third edition (forthcoming); and Electronic Empires: Global Media and Local Resistance (1998). In 2014, he was honored with a “Distinguished Scholar Award” by the International Studies Association, a first for a non-Western scholar in the field of International Communication.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction: Dynamics of Media and Terrorism - Des Freedman and Daya Kishan Thussu
    PART ONE: CONTEXTS
    Terror, War and Disjunctures in the Global Order - Lena Jayyusi
    Media, War and Information Technology - Christian Fuchs
    Public Diplomacy Versus Terrorism - Philip Seib
    Propaganda and Terrorism - David Miller and Rizwaan Sabir
    PART TWO: GLOBAL REPRESENTATIONS OF TERRORISM
    Terrorism and Global Popular Culture - Toby Miller
    Hollywood, the CIA and the 'War on Terror' - Oliver Boyd-Barrett, David Herrera and Jim Baumann
    Terror, Culture and Anti-Muslim Racism - Gholam Khiabany and Milly Williamson
    Pictures and Public Relations in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Greg Philo
    PART THREE: TERRORISM ON THE HOME FRONT
    South Asia and the Frontline of the 'War on Terror' - Daya Kishan Thussu
    Covering Terrorism in Russian Media - Elena Vartanova and Olga Smirnova
    Wiki Leaks and War Laws - Stig A. Nohrstedt and Rune Ottosen
    Television and Immigration in France - Tristan Mattelart
    The 'War on Terror' in Arab Media - Helga Tawil-Souri
    PART FOUR: JOURNALISTS AND THE 'WAR ON TERROR'
    Terrorism and News Narratives - Justin Lewis
    Asylum Seekers as Political Spectacle - Jake Lynch, Annabel Mc Goldrick and Alex Russell
    Media Myth and Ground Reality in Reporting from Iraq - Dahr Jamail
    Challenging the Media War - Danny Schechter

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