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War, Media, and Propaganda A Global Perspective

ISBN-10: 0742535630

ISBN-13: 9780742535633

Edition: 2004

Authors: Yahya R. Kamalipour, Nancy Snow, Ben H. Bagdikian, Lee Artz, Naren Chitty

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This timely book presents a multifaceted look at war, media, and propaganda from international perspectives. Focusing on the media's role in global conflicts, prominent authors, journalists, scholars, and researchers provide an insightful overview of the impact of globalization on media practices. They explore war coverage, propaganda techniques, public opinion, and the effects of media globalization on human affairs and communication, as well as the cultural-political implications for the United States and other countries around the world.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Abraham Aamidor is a feature writer at The Indianapolis Star and previously worked at the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. He has taught journalism at Indiana University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Butler University, and Georgia Southern University. He is the author of Chuck Taylor, All Star: The True Story of the Man Behind the Most Famous Athletic Shoe in History (2006).

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Information Dominance: The Philosophy of Total Propaganda Control?
From Bombs and Bullets to Hearts and Minds: U.S. Public Diplomacy in an Age of Propaganda
Selling the Iraq War: The Media Management Strategies We Never Saw
Measuring Success: Profit and Propaganda
Spinning War and Blotting Out Memory
Weapons of Mass Distraction: World Security and Personal Politics
Spectacle and Media Propaganda in the War on Iraq: A Critique of U.S. Broadcasting Networks
War as Promotional "Photo Op": The New York Times's Visual Coverage of the U.S. Invasion of Iraq
Murdoch's War--A Transnational Perspective
Glossy: American Hegemony and the Culture of Death
War, Propaganda, and Islam in Muslim and Western Sources
Enemy Image: A Case Study in Creating a Mata Hari
Anatomy of a Bonding: An Embedded Reporter's Account of the Bonding Process with the Soldiers
The War on Iraq: A Reporter's Observations
America: The Fourth Reich
War on Iraq and Media Coverage: A Middle Eastern Perspective
Iranians and Media Coverage of the War in Iraq: Rhetoric, Propaganda, and Contradiction
South Africa and Iraq: The Battle for Media Reality
The Chinese Watching the Iraqi War with Shock and Awe--As a Spectacular Game
The Self-Absorbed Bully: A Brazilian View of the United States at War
Threat or Ally? U.S.-Latin American Relations and the Middle East Conflict
From Propaganda to Public Diplomacy in the Information Age
Can We Make Them Love Us? Public Diplomacy after 9/11
War, Media, and Propaganda: An Epilogue
Suggested Readings
Index
About the Contributors