THEORIES OF MEDIA AND WAR
1. How might media influence war?
2. How might policy makers influence media?
Possible Functions of Media:
The Warmonger role
Vietnama very key moment because we had television, whic
Communication 487- March 4th, 2014
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL
Bush tries to relate Iraq to the war on terror and the reporters did not ask questions
about such relations
That atmosphere after the world trade center was immensely patriotic, they wanted to
Indexing (Lance Bennett)
What do elite sources say?
o Government public relations (perception management)
o Information scarcityrely heavily on government officials, range of opinion is
Sphere of consensus (Dan Hallin)