Global Crisis Reporting
From climate change to the global war on terror, from forced migration to humanitarian disasters - these are just some of the global crises addressed in this accessible, ground-breaking book. For the first time, the author examines how, why and to what extent these are diverse threats to humanity conveyed in today's news media.
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Chapter 1 Global crisis? what crisis?
Chapter 2 Journalism in the global age
the calculus of death and the ritualization of catastrophe
Unnatural disasters as global focusing events
from science and sceptic to spectacle and
antinomies in the mediates ethics of care
on vicarious visceral violence
researching beyond commonsence
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