The Resource Compassion fatigue : how the media sell disease, famine, war, and death, Susan D. Moeller

Compassion fatigue : how the media sell disease, famine, war, and death, Susan D. Moeller

Label
Compassion fatigue : how the media sell disease, famine, war, and death
Title
Compassion fatigue
Title remainder
how the media sell disease, famine, war, and death
Statement of responsibility
Susan D. Moeller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In her impassioned new book, Compassion Fatigue, Susan Moeller warns that the American media threaten our ability to understand the world around us. Why do the media cover the world in the way that they do? Are they simply following the marketplace demand for tabloid-style international news? Or are they creating an audience that has seen too much - or too little - to care? Through a series of studies of the "four horsemen of the Apocalypse" - disease, famine, war and death - Moeller investigate how newspapers, newsmagazines and television have covered international crises over the last two decades, identifying the ruts into which the media have fallen - and revealing why
Cataloging source
VMOU
Dewey number
070.4/4936334
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4888.D57
LC item number
M64 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Compassion fatigue : how the media sell disease, famine, war, and death, Susan D. Moeller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-372) and index
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Contents
Introduction: Riding with the Four Horsemen -- 1. Compassion Fatigue -- 2. Covering Pestilence: Sensationalizing Epidemic Disease -- 3. Covering Famine: The Famine Formula -- 4. Covering Death: The Americanization of Assassinations -- 5. Covering War: Getting Graphic About Genocide
Control code
000013784061
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 390 p.
Isbn
9780415920971
Other physical details
ill.
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)38595421
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