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Network news coverage of terrorism: the early years

Terrorism: An International Journal []


Copyright (c) 1983

Abstract: The electronic media influence public opinion by defining which national and international issues become significant, and shape public debates by the television images conveyed to the American audience. Based upon the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, this study examines the image projected in reported of terrorist activities by the three major national networks, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC). The reality presented by the media is explored by comparing variables such as story emphasis and depiction, frequency, length of coverage, and location in the newscasts.

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Publication Year:1983
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Terrorism: An International Journal
Publication Info:Volume 6 Number 3
Subject: Vanderbilt Television News Archive -- Research Use
Record Number:10183
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00