The 1,000 hour war : communication in the Gulf / edited by Thomas A. McCain and Leonard Shyles

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Subjects: Persian Gulf War, 1991--Press coverage
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
Series: Contributions in military studies no. 148
Contributions in military studies no. 148
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xviii, 212 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Introduction / Thomas A. McCain
Pt. I. Communication Issues in Press-Military Relationships 1
1. The Gulf War: Mass Media Coverage and Restraints / William J. Small 3
2. The Military and the Media: A Clash of Views on the Role of the Press in Time of War / M. David Arant, Michael L. Warden 19
3. Image Makers of Desert Storm: Bush, Powell, and Schwarzkopf / Marion K. Pinsdorf 37
Pt. II. Communication Practices Unique to the Gulf War 53
4. High Tech Comes to War Coverage: Uses of Information and Communications Technology for Television Coverage in the Gulf War / Linda Jo Calloway 55
5. Arab Audiences for Gulf War Coverage: Where Did They Turn and Why? / Douglas A. Boyd 73
6. Psychological Operations in the Gulf War: Analyzing Key Themes in Battlefield Leaflets / Jay M. Parker, Jerold L. Hale 89
7. Israeli Broadcasting Media Facing the SCUD Missile Attacks / Chava E. Tidhar, Dafna Lemish 111
Pt. III. Issues and Images on Television 127
8. Global Pictures, Local Stories: The Beginning of Desert Storm as Constructed by Television News Around the World / David L. Swanson, Rebecca A. Carrier 129
9. CNN's Americanization of the Gulf War: An Analysis of Media, Technology, and Storytelling / Lynda Lee Kaid, Roger Myrick, Mike Chanslor, Cynthia Roper, Mark Hovind, Nikos Trivoulidis 147
10. The Persian Gulf War Debate in the U.S. Congress on C-SPAN: An Analysis of Political Communication in a Global Setting / Leonard Shyles, Robert M. Fischbach 161
Bibliography 189
Index 203
About the Contributors 209
Alternate Titles: Thousand hour war
Additional Authors: McCain, Thomas A
Shyles, Leonard, 1948-
Notes: LCCN: 93012979
ISBN: 0313287473 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-202) and index
OCLC Number: 27936872
ISBN/ISSN: 0313287473
0883-6884