References: Media in times of war

How war enters the media game. How media reports and constructs war and conflict. Changes in media technology and their role in audience/government/journalistic practices.

Burston, Jonathan, 2003, ‘War and the Entertainment Industries: New Research Priorities in an Era of Cyber Patriotism,’ In K i s h a n Thussu D., and Freedman, D., (eds), 2003, War and the Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7, Sage Publications, London

Dimaggio, Anthony, and Fasse, Paul, 2008, ‘Weapons of Mass Diversion’, In Dimaggio Anthony, 2008, Mass Media Propaganda:UnderstandingtheNewsinthe“WaronTerror”,LexingtonBooks,Lanham

Towle, Philip, 2009, Going to War : British Debates from Wilberforce to Blair, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, (especially chapter“TheMediaandWar”[electronicresource]

Dimaggio, Anthony, 2008, Mass Media Propaganda: Understanding the News in the “War on Terror”, Lexington Books, Lanham

Seib, P. 2004, ‘Cybernews, cyberwar: the internet as tool and battleground’, Beyond the front lines: how the news media cover a world shaped by war, Palgrave, New York

Kishan Thussu, D. 2003. ‘Live TV and bloodless deaths: war, infotainment and 24/7 news.’ In D. Kishan Thussu & D. Freedman (eds), War and the Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7, Sage Publications, London

Moeller, S. D., 1999, Compassion fatigue: how the media sell disease, famine, war, and death, Routledge, NY, New York. Schechter, D., 2003, Media wars: news at a time of terror, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, Md.

Alper, M. 2014, “War on Instagram: Framing conflict photojournalism with mobile photography apps’ New Media & Society., vol. 16 no. 8. pp.1233-1248. Available from 10.1177/1461444813504265. [25 June 2015]
(A good resource for understanding the new ways apps are integrated into the media and war)











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