Issue Aug 2008 1(2)

mwc coverARTICLES
Quil Lawrence, BBC World Service
The accidental nation

Christian Christensen
Uploading dissonance: YouTube and the US occupation of Iraq

Amani Ismail
Mission statehood: portraits of the second Palestinian intifada in US news media 

Daniela V. Dimitrova & Jesper Strömbäck
Foreign policy and the framing of the 2003 Iraq War in elite Swedish and US newspapers 

Martin Bell, Former BBC war reporter
The Death of Reporting


Steven Haines
Review: Babak Bahador The CNN Effect in Action: How the News Media Pushed the West towards War in Kosovo Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. xxii + 235 pp. ISBN 978 1 4039 7519 5

Bryan E. Denham
Review: Bill Moyers Journal Buying the War (Public Broadcasting System, 2007: 90-min documentary)

Sarah Oates
Review: Andrew Hoskins and Ben O’Loughlin Television and Terror: Conflicting Times and the Crisis of News Discourse London: Palgrave/Macmillan (New Security Challenges Series), 2008. 217 pp. ISBN 0 230 00216 1 (hbk), 0 230 00217 X (pbk)

Farida Vis
Review: Henry A. Giroux Stormy Weather: Katrina and the Politics of Disposability Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2006. 160 pp. ISBN 978 1 59451 328 2 (hbk) $75.00, 978 1 59451 329 9 (pbk) $18.95

Richard Lance Keeble
Review: Laura Roselle Media and the Politics of Failure: Great Powers, Communication Strategies and Military Defeats Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 190 pp. ISBN 13 978 1 4039 7527 6

Jacky Sutton
Review: David Cook and Olivia Allison Understanding and Addressing Suicide Attacks: The Faith and Politics of Martyrdom Operations Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. 224 pp. ISBN 0275992608 (hbk), £25.95 Zaki Chehab Inside Hamas: The Untold Story of Militants, Martyrs and Spies London: IB Tauris, 2007. 240 pp. ISBN 1845113896 (hbk), £17.99

Andrea Teti
Review: Conference Review: `The Cultural Politics of “Terror” in the Middle East’, King’s College London, 30 November 2007, funded by the Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC)

Neha Sud
Review: François Debrix Tabloid Terror: War, Culture and Geopolitics London: Routledge, 2007. 193 pp. ISBN 13 978 0 415 77291 4 (pbk), 978 0 415 77290 7 (hbk), 978 0 203 94466 0 (electronic)

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