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  • Author:
    Brian A. Monahan
  • ISBN:
    0814795544
  • ISBN13:
    978-0814795545
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  • Publisher:
    NYU Press (March 29, 2010)
  • Pages:
    272 pages
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    Writing Research & Publishing Guides
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Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale . This is a book about the role of the news media in social life

Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes. Ultimately, Monahan offers an important new understanding of this singular event of our time, and his compelling narrative brings the momentous events back into focus. The American news industry has undergone considerable changes in recent decades. This is a book about the role of the news media in social life. Specifically, I am interested in how the productions of the mainstream news media influence our perceptions of social reality.

Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism .

Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes. Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes.

Well-written and engaging, Brian Monahan’s book should become a landmark in media analysis

Well-written and engaging, Brian Monahan’s book should become a landmark in media analysis. Joel Best,author of Damned Lies and Statistics. Anyone who wishes to understand how the attacks have been understood and the policy choices we made needs to read this poignant and skeptical book. Gary Alan Fine,author of The Global Grapevine: Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter. Brian A. Monahan is Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Marywood University.

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1Brian A. Monahan’s book examines the changing work practices in the mainstream media, underscoring the economic, technological, and cultural shifts that have affected the news industry, which has turned into a for-profit business over the last twenty years

1Brian A. Monahan’s book examines the changing work practices in the mainstream media, underscoring the economic, technological, and cultural shifts that have affected the news industry, which has turned into a for-profit business over the last twenty years

Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes.

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Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes

Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes. Monahan explains how and why 9/11 became such a potent symbol, exploring how meanings and symbols get created, reinforced, and disseminated in modern society. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

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Media Coverage and the Making of 9/11.

How did the events of September 11, 2001 come to be thought of as 9/11? The Shock of the News is an authoritative account of post-9/11 political and social processes, offering an in-depth analysis of the media coverage of this momentous event. Brian Monahan demonstrates how 9/11 has been transformed into a morality tale centered on patriotism, victimization, and heroes.

Introducing the idea of “public drama” as a way of making sense of how media processed and packaged the 9/11 attacks for their audiences, Monahan not only illuminates how and why the coverage took shape as it did, but also provides us with new insights into the social, cultural, and political consequences of the attacks and their aftermath. Monahan explains how and why 9/11 became such a potent symbol, exploring how meanings and symbols get created, reinforced, and disseminated in modern society. Ultimately, Monahan offers an important new understanding of this singular event of our time, and his compelling narrative brings the momentous events back into focus.