Visual Politics of War marks a new and agonizing departure into the terrain of 21st century war. During the last century war has become increasingly waged against civilians. This horrifying shift has prompted the development of a form of war reporting, which is not about technology and hardware, but about human suffering, which fuels public outrage.
Table of contents include: Truth And Lies In The War On Terror; Impact of Post-Liberal India-Narratives of War; Emotional impact of war photographs; Can Robot Journalists Replace Human Journalists in the Coverage of Wars?; Media, Culture, and Power in Egypt;The death of Muammar al-Gaddafi; Peace Journalism in IBEROAMERICA: Mexico and Spain Newspapers Coverage of Conflict; South Asian English newspapers and the war on terror in Afghanistan; How Reporting Conditions Shape Textual & Visual Frames of the “Af-Pak War;” The Geopolitics of Visual Representation in News: The Case of Boko Haram.
About the Authors
Ibrahim Saleh, PhD is Convenor of Political Communication Programme, University of Cape Town; Chair of Journalism Research & Education Section, International Association for Media & Communication Research (IAMCR) & Editor of the Journal of Transnational ‘Worlds of Power’: Proliferation of Journalism & Professional Standards & the Global Media Journal, African Edition.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Knieper is Chair of Computer-mediated Communication at the University of Passau. Kneiper was executive director of the IWF Knowledge and Media in Göttingen and full professor for Mass Communication and Media Studies at the TU Braunschweig.
Feature Image: UN Photo/Christopher Herwig