Media and Terrorism: Global Perspectives / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Media and Terrorism brings together leading scholars to explore how the world's media have influenced, and in turn, been influenced by terrorism and the war on terror in the aftermath of 9/11. Accessible and user-friendly with lively and current case studies, it is a perfect student text and is an essential handbook on the dynamics of war and the media in a global context.
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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 ThussuPART ONE: CONTEXTSTerror, War and Disjunctures in the Global Order - Lena JayyusiMedia, War and Information Technology - Christian FuchsPublic Diplomacy Versus Terrorism - Philip SeibPropaganda and Terrorism - David Miller and Rizwaan SabirPART TWO: GLOBAL REPRESENTATIONS OF TERRORISMTerrorism and Global Popular Culture - Toby MillerHollywood, the CIA and the 'War on Terror' - Oliver Boyd-Barrett, David Herrera and Jim BaumannTerror, Culture and Anti-Muslim Racism - Gholam Khiabany and Milly WilliamsonPictures and Public Relations in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Greg PhiloPART THREE: TERRORISM ON THE HOME FRONTSouth Asia and the Frontline of the 'War on Terror' - Daya Kishan ThussuCovering Terrorism in Russian Media - Elena Vartanova and Olga SmirnovaWiki Leaks and War Laws - Stig A. Nohrstedt and Rune OttosenTelevision and Immigration in France - Tristan MattelartThe 'War on Terror' in Arab Media - Helga Tawil-SouriPART FOUR: JOURNALISTS AND THE 'WAR ON TERROR'Terrorism and News Narratives - Justin LewisAsylum Seekers as Political Spectacle - Jake Lynch, Annabel Mc Goldrick and Alex RussellMedia Myth and Ground Reality in Reporting from Iraq - Dahr JamailChallenging the Media War - Danny Schechter