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Televising war : from Vietnam to Iraq

Author: Andrew Hoskins
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrew Hoskins provides a fascinating critical account of the unique relationship between the media and conflict. He reveals the influence the media has on the public's perception of war, from the televised "losing" of the Vietnam War, to the satellite-driven footage from the Gulf in 1991, and finally to the 24-hour coverage by journalists of the recent Iraq War--publisher's description.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hoskins
ISBN: 0826473059 9780826473059 0826473067 9780826473066
OCLC Number: 55910811
Description: xii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Conflicts of memory in a media age --
From Vietnam to the Gulf : re-visions of war --
Reality TV : war in real-time --
Bodies fallen in time : the bloody resonance of battle --
The real Saddam? --
The collapse of memory.
Responsibility: Andrew Hoskins.
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