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Media, War and Security


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This book series interrogates and seeks to illuminate the mutually shaping relationship between war and media as transformative of contemporary society, politics and culture.

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Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis A Study in Conflict Propaganda

Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis: A Study in Conflict Propaganda

1st Edition

Oliver Boyd-Barrett
March 12, 2018

This book explores contemporary propaganda and mainstream Western news media, with reference to the Ukraine crisis. It examines Western media narratives of the immediate causes of the crisis, the respective roles of those who participated in or otherwise supported the demonstrations of 2013–2014 – ...

Violent Extremism Online New Perspectives on Terrorism and the Internet

Violent Extremism Online: New Perspectives on Terrorism and the Internet

1st Edition

Anne Aly, Stuart Macdonald, Lee Jarvis, Thomas Chen
February 12, 2018

This book explores the interface between terrorism and the internet and presents contemporary approaches to understanding violent extremism online. The volume focuses on four issues in particular: terrorist propaganda on the internet; radicalisation and the internet; counter campaigns and ...

European Foreign Conflict Reporting A Comparative Analysis of Public News Providers

European Foreign Conflict Reporting: A Comparative Analysis of Public News Providers

1st Edition

Emma Heywood
June 21, 2017

This book explores the state of European foreign conflict reporting by public-sector broadcasters, post-Cold war and post-9/11. It compares the values of three television news providers from differing public systems: BBC’s News at 10, Russia’s Vremya and France 2’s 20 Heures. The book examines how ...

Memory, Conflict and New Media Web Wars in Post-Socialist States

Memory, Conflict and New Media: Web Wars in Post-Socialist States

1st Edition

Ellen Rutten, Julie Fedor, Vera Zvereva
April 27, 2015

This book examines the online memory wars in post-Soviet states – where political conflicts take the shape of heated debates about the recent past, and especially World War II and Soviet socialism. To this day, former socialist states face the challenge of constructing national identities, ...

Military Media Management Negotiating the 'Front' Line in Mediatized War

Military Media Management: Negotiating the 'Front' Line in Mediatized War

1st Edition

Sarah Maltby
October 07, 2013

This book examines the practices of actors involved in the media reportage of war, and the ways in which these practices may influence the conduct of modern military operations. War is a complex phenomenon which raises numerous questions about the organization of society that continue to challenge ...

Violence and War in Culture and the Media Five Disciplinary Lenses

Violence and War in Culture and the Media: Five Disciplinary Lenses

1st Edition

Athina Karatzogianni
October 07, 2013

This edited volume examines theoretical and empirical issues relating to violence and war and its implications for media, culture and society. Over the last two decades there has been a proliferation of books, films and art on the subject of violence and war. However, this is the first volume that...

Hollywood and the CIA Cinema, Defense and Subversion

Hollywood and the CIA: Cinema, Defense and Subversion

1st Edition

Oliver Boyd Barrett, David Herrera, James A. Baumann
December 07, 2012

This book investigates representations of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Hollywood films, and the synergies between Hollywood product, U.S. military/defense interests and U.S. foreign policy. As probably the best known of the many different intelligence agencies of the US, the CIA is an ...

Icons of War and Terror Media Images in an Age of International Risk

Icons of War and Terror: Media Images in an Age of International Risk

1st Edition

John Tulloch, R. Warwick Blood
June 19, 2012

This book explores the ideas of key thinkers and media practitioners who have examined images and icons of war and terror. Icons of War and Terror explores theories of iconic images of war and terror, not as received pieties but as challenging uncertainties; in doing so, it engages with both ...

Radicalisation and Media Connectivity and Terrorism in the New Media Ecology

Radicalisation and Media: Connectivity and Terrorism in the New Media Ecology

1st Edition

Andrew Hoskins, Akil Awan, Ben O'Loughlin
July 23, 2012

This book examines the circulation and effects of radical discourse by analysing the role of mass media coverage in promoting or hindering radicalisation and acts of political violence. There is a new environment of conflict in the post-9/11 age, in which there appears to be emerging threats to ...

Global Terrorism and New Media The Post-Al Qaeda Generation

Global Terrorism and New Media: The Post-Al Qaeda Generation

1st Edition

Philip Seib, Dana M. Janbek
August 04, 2010

Global Terrorism and New Media carefully examines the content of terrorist websites and extremist television programming to provide a comprehensive look at how terrorist groups use new media today. Based partly on a content analysis of discussion boards and forums, the authors share their findings ...

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