TITLE

DERELICT OF DUTY: THE AMERICAN NEWS MEDIA, TERRORISM, AND THE WAR IN IRAQ

AUTHOR(S)
MCLEOD, DOUGLAS M.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Marquette Law Review;Fall2009, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of new media during conflicts in democratic countries. It highlights several normative ideals for media. It discusses the importance of gatekeeping by the media during conflicts. It analyzes the coverage of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by the television channel Fox News. It states how media justified the Iraq war. It discusses several constraints of media. It highlights the bias of media during international conflict.
ACCESSION #
48618769

 

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