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Author Pantti, Mervi.
Title Disasters and the media / Mervi Pantti, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Simon Cottle.
Published New York : Peter Lang, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN4784.D57 P36 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 235 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Global crises and the media ; v. 7
Global crises and the media ; v. 7.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: disasters and the media: why now? -- Perspectives on disasters: globalization, citizenship, and emotion -- Media and disasters in a global age -- The geopolitics of disaster coverage -- Emotional discourses in disaster news -- Making disasters mean and politically matter -- Producing news, witnessing disasters -- Compassion, nation and cosmopolitan imagination -- Disaster citizenship and the assumption of state responsibility -- Anger and accountability in disaster news -- Transformations in disaster visibility -- Conclusion.
Subject Disasters -- Press coverage.
Reporters and reporting.
Television broadcasting of news.
Journalism -- Objectivity.
Related Names Wahl-Jorgensen, Karin.
Cottle, Simon, 1956-
ISBN 9781433108266 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1433108267 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781433108259 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1433108259 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 778636710