War and the media : essays on news reporting, propaganda and popular culture / edited by Paul M. Haridakis, Barbara S. Hugenberg and Stanley T. Wearden
Book | McFarland | 2009

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vi, 259 pages ; 23 cm
Summary
"The contributors examine historical and contemporary examples that reflect the role of the media or mass communication or both during wartime. The essays highlight the centrality of communication to the perpetuation and to the resolution of war, suggesting that the symbiotic relationship between communication and war is as important to understand as war itself"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Images in popular culture. Protest music as alternative media during the Vietnam War era / Richard A. Lee -- Created heroes, humanized soldiers, and superior western values: fantasy theme analysis of Flags of our fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima / Koji Fuse and James E. Mueller -- Ghosts of Vietnam: filmic representations of unconsummated American heroism in the beginning of the twenty-first century / Wesley J. O'Brien -- Drawn-out battles: exploring war-related messages in animated cartoons / Rekha Sharma -- Institutional propaganda messages. Economic convergence and the celebration of mass production: the World War II advertising campaign to sell Jeeps / Kathleen German -- "You boys and girls can be the minute men of today": narrative possibility and normative appeal in the U.S. Treasury's 1942 War victory comics / James J. Kimble and Trischa Goodnow -- Inspecting the rhetorical arsenal: the war frame in Nazi Germany's der Kampf and America's War on terror / Roy Schwartzman -- An enduring legacy of World War I: propaganda, journalism and the domestic struggle over the commodification of truth / Burton St. John III -- Effects of news coverage. Coverage of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in business magazines: the profit and economy of U.S. war and policy / Karen Rohrbauck Stout -- "New Mexico's always been patriotic and loyal to the country": uncritical journalistic patriotism in wartime / David Weiss -- Embedded reporting and audience response: parasocial interaction and perceived realism in embedded reporting from the Iraq War on television news / M. F. Casper and Jeffrey T. Child -- Prince Harry and the Afghanistan media blackout / Terri Toles Patkin -- Future. Cyberwar: the future of war? / Brett Lunceford.
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Haridakis, Paul M., 1957-
Hugenberg, Barbara S., 1954-
Wearden, Stanley T.
ISBN
9780786446070 softcover alkaline paper
0786446072 softcover alkaline paper
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