Issue Aug 2009 2(2)

mwc coverMedia and the myth of radicalization
Andrew Hoskins and Ben O’Loughlin Editors’ note


Fred Vultee
The Second Casualty: Effects of interstate conflict and civil war on press freedom

Joanne Lisosky and Jennifer Henrichsen
Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Prospects for protecting journalists in conflict situations 

Amani Ismail, Mervat Youseff and Dan Berkowitz
“American” in Crisis: Opinion discourses, the Iraq War, and the politics of identity

Philemon Bantimaroudis and Eleni Kampanellous
The Cultural Framing Hypothesis: Cultural conflict indicators in The New York Times from 1981-2007

Irit Zeevi
“To Northern Israel with Love”: The rhetoric of Israeli advertising during the second Lebanon War


“The Art of Shoe Throwing”
Yasmin Ibrahim


Philip Seib (ed.)
New Media and the New Middle East
Reviewed by Ann Strahm 227

Nitzan Ben-Shaul
A Violent World: TV News Images of Middle Eastern Terror and War (reprint)
Reviewed by Oliver Boyd-Barrett

Susan D. Moeller
Packaging Terrorism: Co-opting the News for Politics and Profit
Reviewed by Hanan Badr

Martin Bell
The Truth That Sticks: New Labour’s Breach of Trust
Reviewed by Steve Tatham

Brigitte L. Nacos
M ass Mediated Terrorism: The Central Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism, 2nd edn
Reviewed by Greg Simons

Marie-Soleil Frère, with a contribution from Jean-Paul Marthoz
The Media and Confl icts in Central Africa
Reviewed by Paulo Nuno Vicente