Pens and Swords How the American Mainstream Media Report the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
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Most Americans understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict via the news media, which tend to focus primarily on the story's continual, inter-communal bloodshed and stop-and-start efforts at diplomacy. With such a limited range of media discourse, it is no wonder that many Americans believe that peace is unobtainable. Beginning with the failed Camp David summit of July 2000 and ending with the waning of the second Palestinian uprising in the summer of 2004, Marda Dunsky takes a close look at how more than two dozen major American print and broadcast outlets have reported the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She finds that they omit two key contextual elements: the significant impact that U.S.…
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 2/6/2008
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
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