On successful completion of this Course, students will be able to: Discuss the performance and role of media in the time of war and peace; Discover the key concepts of media’s roles and influences in global war and peace; Utilize the key concepts of media’s roles and the impact of media coverage into the global war and peace case study; Criticize the media’s roles and the impact of media coverage in global war and peace case study.
- Introduction to media, war and peace;
- Propaganda and the news in a time of terror;
- Media marginalization and the antiwar movement;
- Public rationality, political elitism, and opposition to war;
- Media, globalization, and violence views from around the world media independent;
- Media effects on public opinion: propaganda, indoctrination, and mass resistance;
- Propaganda, celebrity gossip, and the decline of news;
- Iraq and the politics of media deference;
- Worth and unworthy victims: the politicization of genocide and human right in U.S. Foreign policy;
- Iran, nuclear weapons, and the politics of fear;
- Journalistic norms and propaganda Iraq and the war on terror;
- Impacts of alternative media;
- Postscript: media coverage in the age of Obama.
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