Chapter 13. From 7/7 to 8/10: Media Framing of Terrorist Incidents in the United States and United Kingdom

  1. David Canter Professor
  1. Mary Brinson B.A., M.A. and
  2. Michael Stohl Professor Chair

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744499.ch13

The Faces of Terrorism: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

The Faces of Terrorism: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

How to Cite

Brinson, M. and Stohl, M. (2010) From 7/7 to 8/10: Media Framing of Terrorist Incidents in the United States and United Kingdom, in The Faces of Terrorism: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (ed D. Canter), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744499.ch13

Editor Information

  1. University of Huddersfield, UK

Author Information

  1. University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470753804

Online ISBN: 9780470744499

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Keywords:

  • from 7/7 to 8/10 - media framing of terrorist incidents in US and UK;
  • communication and media - importance to terrorist and government as actual act of violence itself;
  • 7/7/05 London bombings and 08/10/06 transatlantic terror plot;
  • “the oxygen of terrorism”;
  • media, framing and information flow – the sender;
  • thematic vs. episodic framing and generic vs. issue specific – the message;
  • Entman's cascading model and Bennett's indexing theory;
  • Centering Resonance Analysis (CRA) - three applications, Visualizer, Comparator, Classifier;
  • UK thematic period;
  • thematic vs. episodic time periods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Media

  • Thematic vs. Episodic Framing and Generic vs. Issue Specific – The Message

  • Methods

  • Procedures, CRA

  • Results

  • Conclusions

  • References