The Social Construction of International News: We're Talking about Them, They're Talking about Us


Wasburn compares U.S. commercial news reports on a wide variety of major political events with those produced by the news media of several other nations. Attention is given to contrasting national images of the United States. The events include the Falklands War, the Iran-Iraq War, the Tiananmen Square Uprising, several political assassinations, trade disuputes, the Intifada, and U.S. elections.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002


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