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9/11, spectacles of terror, and media manipulation: A critique of Jihadist and Bush media politics.

Kellner, D. (2004). 9/11, spectacles of terror, and media manipulation: A critique of Jihadist and Bush media politics. Critical Discourse Studies, 1(1), 41-64.
Kellner’s study criticises the use of media during warfare. Not only will US media be reviewed, also Islamic media tends towards propaganda. Kellner critically reviews the media spectacles. Information about the Bush media [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 29, 2010

Manufacturing consent: The political economy of the mass media.

 Herman, E.S. & N. Chomsky (1994). Manufacturing consent: The political economy of the mass media. London: Vintage Books.
In 1988 Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky combined their powers and wrote a critical theory on the mass media in the US. In their book they lay out their vision of the propagandist media system in the perceived [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 29, 2010

Wanted, dead or alive: Media frames, frame adoption, and support for the war in Afghanistan

Edy, J.A. & Meirick, P.C. (2007). Wanted, dead or alive: Media frames, frame adoption, and support for the war in Afghanistan. Journal of Communication, 57, 119-141.
After the attack on the Twin Towers, Bush immediately responded using mass media. Edy and Kumar are evaluating the frames that were set and investigate the effect it had on [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 29, 2010

Debate: The model in question: A response to Klaehn on Herman and Chomsky

Corner, J. (2003). Debate: The model in question: A response to Klaehn on Herman and Chomsky. European Journal of Communication, 18(3), 367-375.
In this article Corner describes the propaganda model as proposed by Herman and Chomsky. Corner has got many questions that go with the model. In this article he will structurally answer the questions that [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 29, 2010
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A reply to “The power of Propaganda: Public opinion in Zimbabwe 2004”’.

Moore, D. (2005). A reply to “The power of Propaganda: Public opinion in Zimbabwe 2004”’,Journal of Contemporary African Studies,23(1),109 – 119.
This paper critisises the publication by Bratton, M. , Chikwana, A. and Sithole, T. (2005) mentioned in this bibliography as well. The results are generalised and this can not be the case, according to Moore, [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

Propaganda and public opinion in Zimbabwe

Bratton, M. , Chikwana, A. and Sithole, T. (2005). Propaganda and public opinion in Zimbabwe, Journal of Contemporary African Studies,23(1), 77 – 108
 This article discusses the so called “squeeze on the media” and the means by which the Zimbabwan government uses propaganda and gives their opponents limited or no oppurtunity to speak. The researchers argue [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: August 27, 2010

The failure of the propaganda of the German Democratic Republic.

Bytwerk, R. (1999). The failure of the propaganda of the German Democratic Republic.  The quarterly journal of speech,  85 (4), p. 400-416.
This article discusses the success of the GDR propaganda but also the failure of the GDR propaganda, especially this article discusses why the propaganda could not save the maintenance of the GDR. This is [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: July 7, 2010
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Kalter Krieg im äther: Der Deutschlandsender und die Westpropaganda der DDR.

Arnold, K. (2002). Kalter Krieg im äther: Der Deutschlandsender und die Westpropaganda der DDR.
In Kalter Krieg, Klaus Arnold shows us a deeper insight of the history of the East German radio station. This book gives us a clear view of propaganda theory, national propaganda, west policy and the media system in the GRD. Although this [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: July 7, 2010
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Propaganda analysis.

Cantril, H. (1938). Propaganda analysis. The English Journal, 27(3), 217-221.
Hadley Cantril describes in short what propaganda is and what the techniques are of a propagandist. Then he explains why propagandists are so successful and what people can do for themself to become less susceptible to propaganda. This article is interesting for my thesis because it [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: July 7, 2010
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