This highly accessible text compares media institutions and political experiences in countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia, to enable students to think critically about the central questions in the study of media and politics. The book balances contemporary case studies with explanations of key theories and concepts, and includes a section on political communication research methods, empowering students to fully understand - and conduct their own comparative research into - the impact of media on the political sphere.
Chapter 6: Media and War
Media and War
- The Vietnam War: The First Television War
- The Falklands War: The Patriotic Media Model
- The Gulf Wars: Distance, Control, and Patriotism
- Chechnya and Censorship
- Chapter Summary
- Study Questions
- Reading Guide
- Internet Resources
- How has the relationship between the military and the media changed ...