Massenmedien, Manipulation und Demokratie in den Vereinigten Staaten: 9/11 und der Irak Krieg

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GRIN Verlag, 2007 - 92 pages
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Magisterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Kultur und Landeskunde, Note: 2,0, Universitat Stuttgart (Philosophie), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Diese Arbeit ist ein Versuch, mogliche Manipulationsprozesse von Seiten der Regierung und Medien in einer demokratischen Gesellschaft wie den Vereinigten Staaten zu untersuchen. Eine Ubersicht uber die Entwicklungen der Massenmedien in den letzten Jahren in den USA dient als Einstieg. Eine Analyse unterschiedlicher Werke von Autoren wie Noam Chomsky soll die Zusammenhange zwischen Massenmedien, Manipulation und Demokratie in der Theorie erschliessen. Eine Analyse zur Berichterstattung der Medien zum 11. September und dem Irak-Krieg verdeutlicht schliesslich die Zusammenhange an konkreten Beispielen. Welche Folgen diese Zusammenhange schliesslich auf die Ziellander der US-Angriffe haben, wird zum Ende der Arbeit diskutiert."

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