Ugly War, Pretty Package: How CNN and Fox News Made the Invasion of Iraq High Concept
Deborah L. Jaramillo investigates cable news' presentation of the Iraq War in relation to "high concept" filmmaking. High concept films can be reduced to single-sentence summaries and feature pre-sold elements; they were considered financially safe projects that would sustain consumer interest beyond their initial theatrical run. Using high concept as a framework for the a...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Indiana University Press
(first published 2009)
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