alexa Emerging Alternatives or Traditional News Gates Which News Sources Were Used to Picture the 9 11 Attack and the Afghan War?
Social & Political Sciences

Social & Political Sciences

Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism

Author(s): Shahira Fahmy

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This study examines news sources used to visually portray the 11 September 2001 attack and the war in Afghanistan in the English-language newspaper The International Herald Tribune and the Arabic-language newspaper Al-Hayat. Differences were noted between news sources of images depicting the 9/11 attack and the Afghan War. However, despite these differences, the vast majority of photographs were from the main western news agencies: AP, AFP and Reuters. Results overall suggest, while there is no indication of changes in patterns of information flow, western news agencies provide a variety of news to be framed differently by different media.

This article was published in International Communication Gazette and referenced in Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism

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