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World News Prism : Global Media in an Era of Terrorism

World News Prism : Global Media in an Era of Terrorism - 6th edition

World News Prism : Global Media in an Era of Terrorism - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780813827889

ISBN10: 0813827884

World News Prism : Global Media in an Era of Terrorism by William A. Hachten and James F. Scotton - ISBN 9780813827889
Edition: 6TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Iowa State University Press
Published:
International: No
World News Prism : Global Media in an Era of Terrorism by William A. Hachten and James F. Scotton - ISBN 9780813827889

ISBN13: 9780813827889

ISBN10: 0813827884

Edition: 6TH 02

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Summary

The sixth edition of this best-selling standard in international journalism examines how the news media responded to the national crisis of September 11, 2001 and how, after a decade of looking inward and ignoring news about the outside world, frightened and stunned Americans began to take a serious interest in world affairs again and tried to comprehend the threat of terrorism and the complex politics of the Middle East and Central Asia.

Significant changes in this timely and provocative edition include:

  • Discussion of globalization of the world's economy and its relationship to glogalization of the media and communication.
  • Examination of the continuing and expanding role of the World Wide Web andf the Internet in international communication.
  • Analysis of the effects of new media on developing regions of the world.
  • Insight into specific changes in CNN, Associated Press, BBC, Voice of America, network TV news, and newsmagazines.
  • Study of the ring rising importance of overseas business and economic news media.


Analyzing the changing role or transnational news media on our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, The World News Prism> appeals beyond the classroom to journalism professionals worldwide.