Images of the enemy: Post 9/11 reprise

McNair, Brian
November 2007
Media Development;2007, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p32
Academic Journal
The article discusses the media coverage of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S. News channels like CNN, Fox, BBC World faced the challenge of filling their airtime with newsworthy stories related to the terrorist attacks. The author observes that the coverage of the terrorist attacks was immediate and round-the-clock. In Great Britain, BBC's coverage attracted 33 million viewers. The Internet also acts as an important medium where people debate and access information about the meaning of the events.


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