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Terrorism, Media and the State: An Incestuous Spiral

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dc.contributor.author Moring, Tom
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-21T13:08:49Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-21T13:08:49Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-10-7725-8
dc.identifier.issn 1796-2986
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/32362
dc.description.abstract This chapter focuses on the relation between terrorism and publicity. It takes particular interest in how different societal actors within the political and administrative spheres and within the media itself use media for their specific purposes. The role of journalists is discussed in the light of recent debates on the role of media and media professionals in society, and the changes that occur due to the emergence of new forms of media that are outside of the regulation and responsibility that earlier has – at least to some extent – guided mass media. It arrives at a conclusion that legitimate power elites, illegitimate groups, media and journalists all find benefits in playing out the scare factor that makes terror work, thus sustaining an incestuous spiral built on fear. fi
dc.language.iso en fi
dc.publisher Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries COLLeGIUM: Studies across Disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences 11 fi
dc.rights © 2012 author and volume editor fi
dc.title Terrorism, Media and the State: An Incestuous Spiral fi
dc.type Artikkeli fi
dc.type Article fi

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