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World News Prism : Global Information in a Satellite Age - 7th edition

World News Prism : Global Information in a Satellite Age (ISBN10: 1405150572; ISBN13: 9781405150576)
ISBN13: 978-1405150576
ISBN10: 1405150572

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The 7th Edition of this enduring book offers updates since the opening of war on terrorism; war in Afghanistan and Iraq; quick victory (Mission 'Accomplished''), long insurgency war, and Iraqi elections. It explores the effects on U.S. relations with Europe, and the uncertain future of Iraq war. In the pithy and accessible format that we have come t ...show moreo expect of this classic, it brings readers up to date on major global stories: war on terrorism, Iraq, Iran, North Korea, and the impact of a global calamity story: quake and tsunamis in South Asia.Significant updates to the 7th Edition include:- Globalization and its shortcomings: how terrorism networks use tools of globalization (internet, e-mail, cell phones) and how the fight against terrorism is complicated by free flow of terrorists across borders of the West- New information on the Propaganda War and coverage of Iraq, from the fall of Baghdad to the war with insurgents and terrorists- Recent coverage from both the right and the left of political aspects of the Iraq war and global reactions- An expanded section on Arab comsat news (Al Jazeera and Al Arabya and other media serving Arab world) and a new section on China's media- Insight into specific changes in CNN, Associated Press, BBC, Voice of America, network TV news, and news magazines- Increasing focus on how new technological developments affect the news: the internet, blogs, home camcorders increasing role in documenting world news- Expanded coverage of Public Diplomacy and political warfare- The US government efforts (including Pentagon) to influence public opinion, black and gray propaganda, changing relations between the US government and its traditional European allies in a historical contextAnalyzing the changing role of transnational news media in our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, The World News Prism appeals beyond the classroom to journalism professionals worldwide.
The seventh Edition of this enduring book offers updates covering the war on terrorism; war in Afghanistan and Iraq; quick victory (Mission 'Accomplished''), long insurgency war, and the Iraqi elections. It explores the effects on U.S. relations with Europe, and the uncertain future of the Iraq war. In the pithy and accessible format that we have come to expect of this classic, it brings readers up to date on major global stories: the war on terrorism, Iraq, Iran, North Korea, and the impact of a global calamity story: quake and tsunamis in South Asia.Significant updates to the seventh Edition include:- Globalization and its shortcomings: how terrorism networks use tools of globalization (internet, e-mail, cell phones) and how the fight against terrorism is complicated by free flow of terrorists across borders of the West- New information on the Propaganda War and coverage of Iraq, from the fall of Baghdad to the war with insurgents and terrorists- Recent coverage from both the right and the left of political aspects of the Iraq war and global reactions- An expanded section on Arab comsat news (Al Jazeera and Al Arabya and other media serving Arab world) and a new section on China's media- Insight into specific changes in CNN, Associated Press, the BBC, Voice of America, network TV news, and news magazines- Increasing focus on how new technological developments affect the news: the internet, blogs, home camcorders increasing role in documenting world news- Expanded coverage of Public Diplomacy and political warfare- The US government efforts (including Pentagon) to influence public opinion, black and gray propaganda, changing relations between the US government and its traditional European allies in a historical contextAnalyzing the changing role of transnational news media in our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, The World News Prism appeals beyond the classroom to journalism professionals worldwide.
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Edition/Copyright: 7TH 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Published: 08/30/2006
International: No



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