Televising War

Televising War

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The recent Iraq War has been heavily scrutinised by all aspects of the media. Never before have so many images of conflict been so accessible to the public. Andrew Hoskins analyses the relationship the media has had on the public's perception on the Iraq war and how the governments in the US, the UK and Iraq have tried to manipulate the public conscience via the media.... Unseen Gulf Wara#39;, this time in colour and spread across the two centre pages of the newspaper section, along with a poem ... In this way they could at best function as a pre-emptive template to the anticipated sanitized coverage, for readers would be ... to the reality-obscuring though visually dramatic fireworks that we were told were a#39;precisiona#39; strikes during the Gulf War. COVERING THE BODY In Chapter 2 I explored how new memory of the Vietnam War has shaped military-mediaanbsp;...

Title:Televising War
Author:Andrew Hoskins
Publisher:Continuum International Publishing Group - 2004


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