Television and Terror
Conflicting Times and the Crisis of News Discourse
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Television and Terror by Andrew Hoskins
Book DescriptionThe advent of the twenty-first century was marked by a succession of conflicts and catastrophes that demanded unrestrained journalism. Hoskins and O'Loughlin demonstrate that television, tarnished by its economy of liveness and its impositions of immediacy, and brevity, fails to deliver critical and consistent expositions of our conflicting times.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230002319
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Andrew Hoskins
Author Andrew Hoskins: Andrew Hoskins is Director of the Adam Smith Research Foundation. His research focuses on the theoretical and empirical investigation of today s new media ecology and the nature of/challenges for security, and individual, social and cultural memory in this environment. He has an established record of leading externally funded empirical research into the shifting relations between media, war and terrorism, media and radicalisation, and media and memory. His current work explores the relationship between connectivity, risk, and memory.
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