The Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Making of 9/11

Author: Brian Monahan
Date: March 2010
Subject: Social Sciences
  1. 2010
  2. ISBN: 0814795552
  3. 1 pages
  4. True PDF
  5. 22 MB

Book Description

The Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Making of 911 How did the events of September 11, 2001 come to be thought of as 911 The Shock of the News offers an in-depth analysis of the media coverage of this momentous event, demonstrating how 911 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes. Introducing the idea of public drama as a way of making sense of how media processed and packaged the attacks for their audiences, Monahan not only illuminates how and why the coverage took shape as it did, but also provides us with new insights into the soc...

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