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Photojournalism and Foreign Policy: Icons of Outrage in International Crises / Edition 1

Photojournalism and Foreign Policy: Icons of Outrage in International Crises / Edition 1

by David Perlmutter
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David Perlmutter examines icons of outrage--the indelible images that presidents and journalists alike claim drive American foreign policy and public opinion. He uncovers the hidden frames that control the visualization of foreign affairs in major crises such as the Tet offensive, Tiananmen, and the intervention in Somalia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275963620
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/23/1998
Series: Praeger Series in Political Communication Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1400L (what's this?)

About the Author

DAVID D. PERLMUTTER is Associate Professor at Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication and Senior Associate for Research and Grants at the Kevin P. Reilly, Sr. Center for Media and Public Affairs. He serves on the board of directors of the American Association of Political Consultants. He has previously written for the Journal of Communication, Visual Comunication Quarterly, Visual Anthropology, and other academic and popular publications.

Table of Contents


In Search of Icons of Outrage

The "Magic Bullet" of General Loan: Tet, 1968

The Consensus of Outrage: Tiananmen, 1989

When Icons Collide: Somalia, 1992-1993

Managing Icons of Outrage

Appendix A: Comments on the Saigon Execution Incident and Image

Appendix B: Descriptions of the Man Killed in the "Saigon Execution"

Appendix C: Comments on Somalia Icons

Selected Bibliography


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