The CNN Effect: The Myth of News, Foreign Policy and Intervention

1st Edition

Piers Robinson

Published July 11, 2002
Reference - 192 Pages
ISBN 9780415259057 - CAT# RU23010

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The CNN Effect examines the relationship between the state and its media, and considers the role played by the news reporting in a series of 'humanitarian' interventions in Iraq, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Rwanda. Piers Robinson challenges traditional views of media subservience and argues that sympathetic news coverage at key moments in foreign crises can influence the response of Western governments.


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