War as Seen through the Eyes of the Media


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War as Seen through the Eyes of the Media
In recent months, it has become evident as a result of Wikileaks of Afghanistan war documents that the story of war as told in the media is very different from what is happening on the ground in Afghanistan. War as seen through the eyes of the media, in other words, is evidently skewed in many ways. With this point in mind, the following discussion comments on the impacts of the media’s purview of war historically, socially, economically, politically, and other ways.
How is war as seen through the eyes of the media skewed? As even the most apolitical observer understands, the media in recent years has become increasingly polarized along political and ideological lines (Red Media, Blue Media, 2007)....
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