Mass Media and Modern Warfare: Reporting on the Russian War on Terrorism

Mass Media and Modern Warfare: Reporting on the Russian War on Terrorism

by Greg Simons

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Overview

Greg Simons tackles the complicated yet essential role of mass media in society. Taking the Global War on Terror as a prime example, the author adopts a multidisciplinary approach to analyze the various facets of war and the role of the media within it. Assessing in particular the Russian fight against terrorism, this book provides a broader perspective and understanding of contemporary struggles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409499503
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr Greg Simons, Swedish National Defence College, Sweden.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Politicising the media or mediaising the politician? Media-political relations in Russia; Factors motivating and determining censorship in the Russian media; The use of rhetoric and the mass media in Russia's war on terror; The Russian media at war: reporting on Russia's war on terror; Terrorism in cyberspace: Kavkazcenter and virtual terrorism; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index


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