Media April 1st

Media April 1st - wartime Cold War consensus-kind of frame,...

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Media April 1st 16:52 Post cencorship model There is still censorship but it happens after you write your story Heraldo Rivera During first month of Iraq war, he gets his camera and is able to use new  satellite technology which allowed him to broadcast immediately. So it is  nearly impossible to censor WWII Absolute ban on publishing of dead American soldiers Why o There is an assumption of media influence/power that the way in which we  report the war will shape the way people think about the war/support the  war Casualty Aversion Hypothesis General idea that the public are casually averse o As casualties increase, support decrease o If I show you these pictures, you wont support the war o In the civil war there were a lot of pictures of dead Americans-first war in  which you have a relatively significant production of photographs from 
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Unformatted text preview: wartime Cold War consensus-kind of frame, (Vietnam War) communists on one side, Catholics on other side-Vietnams struggle is framed as a cold war or framed as a civil war Permeates media coverage 5:00 Follies created credibility gap, reporters noticing that the spin theyre getting is different than the reality that they're sending reporters go to Vietnam and see how bad it is then go back to US and the military say were winning and gives numbers of casualties, in that aspect we are winning o when reporters realize they are being lied to it becomes a feeding frenzy Walter Cronkite- very trusted reporter in America- does reports of war and says I dont see this getting much better 1968 We arent going to win this battle 16:52 16:52...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course GEOL 002 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '09 term at GWU.

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