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Compassion fatigue [electronic resource] : how the media sell disease, famine, war, and death / Susan D. Moeller.

By: Moeller, Susan D.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge, 1999Description: 1 online resource (viii, 390 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0203900359 (electronic bk.); 9780203900352 (electronic bk.); 9780415920971 (hardbound : alk. paper); 0415920973 (hardbound : alk. paper).Subject(s): Disasters -- Press coverage -- United States | War -- Press coverage -- United States | Television broadcasting of news -- United States | Sensationalism in journalism -- United States | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Journalism | Mass media -- Social aspects | War -- Press coverage -- United States | Disasters -- Press coverage -- United States | Catastrophes dans la presse -- �Etats-Unis | Guerre dans la presse -- �Etats-Unis | T�el�evision -- �Emissions de nouvelles -- �Etats-Unis | Sensationnalisme dans la presse -- �Etats-Unis | Famines dans la presse -- �Etats-Unis | �Epid�emies dans la presse -- �Etats-Unis | Mort dans la presse -- �Etats-UnisGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Compassion fatigue.DDC classification: 070.4/4936334 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Compassion fatigue -- Covering pestilence: sensationalizing epidemic disease -- Mad cows and Englishmen -- Ebola -- Covering famine: the famine formula -- Ethiopia -- Sudan and Somalia -- Covering death: the Americanization of assassinations -- Covering war: getting graphic about genocide -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-372) and index.

Compassion fatigue -- Covering pestilence: sensationalizing epidemic disease -- Mad cows and Englishmen -- Ebola -- Covering famine: the famine formula -- Ethiopia -- Sudan and Somalia -- Covering death: the Americanization of assassinations -- Covering war: getting graphic about genocide -- Conclusion.

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Compassion fatigue by Moeller, Susan D. ©1999
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