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Media and Peace From Vietnam to the 'War on Terror'

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ISBN-10: 0230202292

ISBN-13: 9780230202290

Edition: 2005

Authors: Graham Spencer

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List price: $44.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/6/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Graham Spencer is Reader in Politics, Conflict and the Media at the University of Portsmouth and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. His books include The Media and Peace (Palgrave, 2005), Omagh: Voice of Loss (Appletree Press, 2005) and The State of Loyalism in Northern Ireland (Palgrave, 2008). nbsp;

Acknowledgements
Introduction
News Culture
Journalism as field and practice
News economy
News politics
Conclusion
The Impact of News on Foreign Policy
The CNN effect
The CNN effect and Somalia
Problems with the CNN effect
Conclusion
Diplomacy and Signalling
The problem of meaning
Symbolism and politics
Presentations of the self
Conclusion
Vietnam
The political background
Vietnam and the media
Reporting the anti-war movement
Conclusion
Rwanda and Reporting Africa
Historical and political background
Radio and genocide
Media coverage of Rwanda and reporting Africa
Conclusion
Bosnia and Kosovo
The media and Bosnia
Kosovo and the media
Conclusion
The Middle East
Oslo, secrecy and publicity
Reporting negotiations
News and peace: a problematic relationship
Conclusion
The Northern Ireland Peace Process
Political background
News and the peace process
Conclusion
The Gulf War, the 'War on Terror' and Iraq
The 'war on terror'
Al-Jazeera and propaganda
The Iraq War, 2003
New media
Conclusion
Peace Journalism
Journalism and peace dialogue
Paradigm shift
A conflict resolution dynamic
Conclusion
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index