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The role of propaganda in the "war against terrorism"

The role of propaganda in the "war against terrorism"

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Published by Ana Maria Ciobanu
is the US losing the propaganda war
is the US losing the propaganda war

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Published by: Ana Maria Ciobanu on Sep 29, 2010
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The role of Propaganda in theThe role of Propaganda in the‘War against Terrorism’‘War against Terrorism’
Some preliminary thoughts….Some preliminary thoughts….Philip M. TaylorPhilip M. TaylorProfessor of InternationalProfessor of InternationalCommunicationsCommunicationsUniversity of LeedsUniversity of Leeds
 
Fools rush in…..Fools rush in…..
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Making snap judgements, especially when aMaking snap judgements, especially when apropaganda war is ongoing, is rarely a good ideapropaganda war is ongoing, is rarely a good ideafor academicsfor academics
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Journalists have to do it, especially under pressureJournalists have to do it, especially under pressureof news report deadlines and the ‘tyranny of real-of news report deadlines and the ‘tyranny of real-time television’ (time television’ (Nik GowingNik Gowing))
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Media reports are ‘the first drafts of history’Media reports are ‘the first drafts of history’
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But they are usually very rough drafts and rarelyBut they are usually very rough drafts and rarelycontextualisedcontextualised(longer the deadline, the better the(longer the deadline, the better thecontext)context)
 
The Global Struggle for theThe Global Struggle for the‘moral high ground’‘moral high ground’
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New York targeted because its media richNew York targeted because its media richenvironment ensured maximum, spectacular,environment ensured maximum, spectacular,global media coverageglobal media coverage

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