Selling Fear: Counterterrorism, the Media, and Public Opinion

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While we've long known that the strategies of terrorism rely heavily on media coverage of attacks, Selling Fear is the first detailed look at the role played by media in counter terrorism-and the ways that, in the wake of 9/11, the Bush administration manipulated coverage to maintain a climate of fear. Drawing on in-depth analysis of counterterrorism in the years after 9/11-including the issuance of terror alerts and the decision to invade Iraq-the authors present a compelling case that the Bush administration hyped ...

Selling Fear: Counterterrorism, the Media, and Public Opinion 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226567198

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Selling Fear: Counterterrorism, the Media, and Public Opinion 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226567181

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