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Media Coverage Of Terrorism: Methods Of Diffusion A. Odasuo Alali

Media Coverage Of Terrorism: Methods Of Diffusion

A. Odasuo Alali

Published May 1st 1991
ISBN : 9780803941908
Hardcover
160 pages
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The critical issues confronting media coverage of terrorism are examined in this book. Using specific terrorist incidents, it analyzes the selective labelling of acts of political violence and the symbolic nature of the specific characterization.MoreThe critical issues confronting media coverage of terrorism are examined in this book. Using specific terrorist incidents, it analyzes the selective labelling of acts of political violence and the symbolic nature of the specific characterization. What is the journalists role in terrorist events? Does media coverage serve to encourage terrorism? These and other questions are examined within the triad relationship between government, media and terrorist(s). It also examines the implications of media coverage of acts of political violence on visual communication research.