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Selling War [electronic resource] : The Role of the Mass Media in Hostile Conflicts from World War I to the ""War on Terror""

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781841506104Publication details: Bristol : Intellect, 2013.ISBN:
  • 9781841507835
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Selling War : The Role of the Mass Media in Hostile Conflicts from World War I to the ""War on Terror""DDC classification:
  • 070.4
LOC classification:
  • P91.25 .S384 2013
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Contents:
Cover; IFC; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Perspectives on the Changing Role of the Mass Media in Hostile Conflicts; Introduction: Delivering War to the Public: Shaping the Public Sphere; PART I: 'Never Such Innocence Again': Propaganda and Total War; War and the Public Sphere: European Examples from the Seven Years' War to the World War I; Discourses of War; Between Indifference and News Hunger: Media Effects and the Public Sphere in Nazi Germany during Wartime; Perception of Newspapers and Magazines in Field Post Correspondence during the World War II
Mass-Mediated Debate about Torture in Post-9/11 AmericaAuthors; Index; Back Cover
PART II: Visual Turn, War PR and the Changing Relationships between Politics,Media and the Public SphereBetween Reporting and Propaganda: Power, Culture and War Reporting; Just Wars and Persuasive Communication: Analyzing Public Relations in Military Conflicts; An Iconography of Pity and a Rhetoric of Compassion: War and Humanitarian Crises in the Prism of American and French Newsmagazines (1967-95); Women, the Media and War: The Representation of Women in German Broadsheets between 1980 and 2000; 'Something Has Changed': International Relations and the Media after the 'Cold War'
Surging Beyond Realism: How the US Media Promote War Again and AgainPART III: Globalization and the 'Postmodern' War of Images; The Coverage of Terrorism and the Iraq War in the 'Issue-Attention Cycle'; The Media and Humanitarian Intervention; Shifting Frames in a Deadlocked Conflict?: News Coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; Public Discourse on the Georgian War in Russia and the EU: A Content Analysis of the Coverage in Traditional Print Media and Emerging Online Media; Limitations of Journalism in War Situations: A Case Study from Georgia
Summary: This book is the first collection of essays to explore the changing relationships between war, media, and the public from a multidisciplinary perspective and over an extended historical period. It is also the first textbook for students in this field, discussing a wide range of theoretical concepts and methodological tools for analyzing the nature of these relationships. The book starts with a thorough overview by Philip Seib of war, the media and the public sphere. His chapter explores how the perception of war in the public sphere is influenced by the media and, more precisely, how the news
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Cover; IFC; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Perspectives on the Changing Role of the Mass Media in Hostile Conflicts; Introduction: Delivering War to the Public: Shaping the Public Sphere; PART I: 'Never Such Innocence Again': Propaganda and Total War; War and the Public Sphere: European Examples from the Seven Years' War to the World War I; Discourses of War; Between Indifference and News Hunger: Media Effects and the Public Sphere in Nazi Germany during Wartime; Perception of Newspapers and Magazines in Field Post Correspondence during the World War II

Mass-Mediated Debate about Torture in Post-9/11 AmericaAuthors; Index; Back Cover

PART II: Visual Turn, War PR and the Changing Relationships between Politics,Media and the Public SphereBetween Reporting and Propaganda: Power, Culture and War Reporting; Just Wars and Persuasive Communication: Analyzing Public Relations in Military Conflicts; An Iconography of Pity and a Rhetoric of Compassion: War and Humanitarian Crises in the Prism of American and French Newsmagazines (1967-95); Women, the Media and War: The Representation of Women in German Broadsheets between 1980 and 2000; 'Something Has Changed': International Relations and the Media after the 'Cold War'

Surging Beyond Realism: How the US Media Promote War Again and AgainPART III: Globalization and the 'Postmodern' War of Images; The Coverage of Terrorism and the Iraq War in the 'Issue-Attention Cycle'; The Media and Humanitarian Intervention; Shifting Frames in a Deadlocked Conflict?: News Coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; Public Discourse on the Georgian War in Russia and the EU: A Content Analysis of the Coverage in Traditional Print Media and Emerging Online Media; Limitations of Journalism in War Situations: A Case Study from Georgia

This book is the first collection of essays to explore the changing relationships between war, media, and the public from a multidisciplinary perspective and over an extended historical period. It is also the first textbook for students in this field, discussing a wide range of theoretical concepts and methodological tools for analyzing the nature of these relationships. The book starts with a thorough overview by Philip Seib of war, the media and the public sphere. His chapter explores how the perception of war in the public sphere is influenced by the media and, more precisely, how the news