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Ugly War, Pretty Package : How Cnn and Fox News Made the Invasion of Iraq High Concept (Paperback)

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Deborah L. Jaramillo investigates cable news'' presentation of the IraqWar in relation to "high concept" filmmaking. High concept films can bereduced to single-sentence summaries and feature pre-sold elements; they wereconsidered financially safe projects that would sustain consumer interest beyondtheir initial theatrical run. Using high concept as a framework for the analysis ofthe 2003 coverage of the Iraq War -- paying close attention to how Fox News and CNNpackaged and promoted the U.S. invasion of Iraq -- Ugly War, Pretty Package offers anew paradigm for understanding how television news reporting shapes our perceptionsof events.


Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780253221223
SKU 211281857
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0253221226
Release Date 9/1/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0254
Publisher Indiana University Press
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