Understanding Terrorism in the Age of Global Media: A Communication Approach

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Springer, Oct 29, 2012 - Social Science - 218 pages
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We cannot truly understand - let alone counter - terrorism in the 21st century unless we also understand the processes of communication that underpin it. This book challenges what we know about terrorism, showing that current approaches are inadequate and outdated, and develops a new communication model to understand terrorism in the media age.
 

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Contents

List of Figures
The Problems with
TerrorismCommunication
A CommunicationApproach
Notes
The Role of Narratives
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CRISTINA ARCHETTI is Lecturer in Politics and Media at the University of Salford, UK. She won the 2008 Denis McQuail Best Article of the Year for Advancing Communication Theory award. Her recent publications include Explaining News: National Politics and Journalistic Cultures in Global Context (New York: Palgrave Macmillan).

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