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Jaramillo, Deborah Lynn, 1976-
Ugly war, pretty package : how CNN and Fox News made the invasion of Iraq high concept / Deborah L. Jaramillo
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DS79.76 .J373 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Television and the war
Television broadcasting of news -- United States
War in mass media
Mass media -- Objectivity -- United States
Physical Description 254 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-237) and index
Contents Introduction: the spectacle of televised war -- High concept, media conglomeration, and commercial news -- The high-concept war narrative -- Intertextuality, genres, and stars -- War characters -- The look and sound of high-concept war coverage -- The marketing of the 2003 invasion of Iraq -- Conclusion: the narrative exits screen right, the coverage fizzles, and news is what, exactly?

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