Media And Terrorism
Media and Terrorism analyses the larger issues surrounding media's portrayal of terrorism. These candid conversations capture the difficulties of reporting during crisis and war, particularly the tension between government and the press. As the Information Age collides with the War on Terrorism, that challenge becomes even more critical and daunting. Bringing together fifteen classic essays by prominent scholars in a variety of fields, including history, international relations, communications, American studies, film studies, anthropology, political science, and cultural studies, terrorism, media, Liberation explores the relationship between violent political actions and the technological media that present and frame them for mass audiences. This volume complement readings in upper-level mass communications courses and will appeal to scholars of international media and terrorism.
Niranjan Dass has obtained his M. Phil from C.C. Singh University. He is an assistant Professor of international Politics at DAV College of Art and Commerce, where he co-directs the students towards role of Politics in international environment. His research interests are in discovering Terrorism and their activities in South Asia. His recent papers have appeared in international Security Magazines and in journals. He also participated in various conferences and seminars organized by Govt. and Private Organizations.
Preface v 1. Terrorism,Politics and Media 1 2. Political Terrorism and the Media 18 3. Political Violance and Terrorism 52 4 Functioning of Political Terrorism 64 5. Development of the Mass Media 71 6. Managing the News 103 7. Destruction of International Terrorism 135 8. Media and Public Opinion of Terrorism 172 9. Media’s Influence of Terrorism 172 10. Media Coverage of Osama Ben laden 191 11 Role of Media in September 11 Events 214 12. Impact of Terrorism on September 11 Events 246 13. Response of the Jamaat-e-Hind and Media 301 14. Future of the Media and Experts Opinion on Terrorism 320 Bibliography 341 Index 346