The Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Making of 9/11
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The Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Making of 9/11

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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.

Paperback, 221 pages
Published March 29th 2010 by New York University Press (first published March 15th 2010)
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Jun 18, 2013 Amy rated it 3 of 5 stars
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It was ok, didn't really provide much more information that I didn't already know about the way that the media frames events.
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