Chapter 4. Conclusion: Packaging Terrorism

  1. Susan D. Moeller

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306040.ch4

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

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

How to Cite

Moeller, S. D. (2008) Conclusion: Packaging Terrorism, in Packaging Terrorism: Co-Opting the News for Politics and Profit, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306040.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405173667

Online ISBN: 9781444306040

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Keywords:

  • packaging terrorism;
  • Martin Luther King Jr. —“Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”;
  • “A true revolution of values - fairness and justice of many of our past and present policies”;
  • open and pluralistic media - critical in any issue and ensuring voices are heard;
  • media needing to think independently;
  • independent, ethical, and pluralistic media—crossing media platforms and political perspectives—are essential;
  • who controls news and information?;
  • US and UK media - focus on policy agendas more than on human suffering;
  • framing threat of terrorism in one way - draws attention to strategic choices and masks others