Reporting the Israeli-Arab Conflict: How Hegemony Works, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Reporting the Israeli-Arab Conflict

How Hegemony Works, 1st Edition

By Tamar Liebes

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The author shows how journalists abandon their watchdog role, however unintentionally, to support 'our side', for example in the 1991 Gulf War. This book demonstrates how readers and viewers are also implicated by virtue of their expectations and their inability to decode the press critically. Examples are provided of how conflict may be otherwise depicted, for example by artists and front-line participants, as well as how media-literate readers can learn to read between the lines.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies