Packaging Terrorism: Co-Opting the News for Politics and Profit

Packaging Terrorism: Co-Opting the News for Politics and Profit

Author(s): Susan D. Moeller

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405173667

Online ISBN: 9781444306040

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306040

About this Book

Packaging Terrorism investigates how American media have identified and covered international terrorism and violence since September 11, 2001.

  • Compares US coverage with that of British and Arab media
  • Discusses the priorities, assumptions, political debates, deadline pressures and bottom-line considerations that will continue to influence coverage in the future
  • Suggests how terrorism could be better covered by the media going forwards

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